Blog Posts in March, 2018

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  • Child Custody and Parental Alienation Syndrome When Divorcing a Narcissist
    Child Custody and Parental Alienation Syndrome When Divorcing a Narcissist

    A Historical Overview of Parental Alienation Syndrome in Child Custody Battles Almost 35 years ago, a psychiatrist named Dr. Richard Gardner, developed a theory as to how a child, typically in the ...

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  • The Narcissist's Discard Phase Shows the True Nature of the Disorder During Virginia Divorce
    The Narcissist's Discard Phase Shows the True Nature of the Disorder During Virginia Divorce

    In my opinion, the narcissist’s discard is the clearest sign that your spouse or significant other suffered from narcissism. I use the term “narcissism” interchangeably with every other Cluster B ...

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  • 5 Things to Know About Attachment Theory and Parenting When Divorcing a Narcissist
    5 Things to Know About Attachment Theory and Parenting When Divorcing a Narcissist

    Studies have shown that spouses and significant others of those with narcissistic personality disorder, those with a high degree of narcissistic traits, or any other type of Cluster B ...

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  • Refusing to Lease to a Convicted Criminal May Violate Fair Housing Laws
    Refusing to Lease to a Convicted Criminal May Violate Fair Housing Laws

    On April 4, 2016, the federal government, through the Housing and Urban Development (HUD), released new Fair Housing regulations for screening prospective residential tenants. The regulations ...

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  • How to Divide Military Retirement Income During Virginia Divorce
    How to Divide Military Retirement Income During Virginia Divorce

    Division of retirement income is a common occurrence in divorce, especially in Northern Virginia. If the parties cannot come to an agreement, they will have to allow a judge to make a decision for ...

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  • Parenting Tips on How to Proceed with Co-Parenting with a Disordered Parent
    Parenting Tips on How to Proceed with Co-Parenting with a Disordered Parent

    Even when divorcing a narcissist or going through separation or divorce from a Cluster B, psychopath, narcissist, or sociopath , Virginia law still requires judges to make written findings pursuant to ...

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