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Sociopaths: The Con Artists of Divorce

Understanding and Dealing With Sociopaths in Family Law Cases

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Sociopaths have a drive to dominate others, disregard for the law, lack of remorse and are skilled at lying and conning. They fool professionals on a regular basis, including in family law cases. Learn how to identify, understand and manage them in this video series.

Part 1: Understanding Sociopaths in Family Law Cases
This webinar will give a basic understanding of the dynamics of sociopaths (aka: antisocial personality disorder), why people fall in love with them, why professionals are easily conned by them, their frequent abusive behavior, and the types of false allegations they frequently make against clients and professionals.
Part 2: Dealing with Sociopaths in Family Law Cases
This webinar will address managing clients with antisocial traits, dealing with sociopaths as the opposing party, investigating the case, presenting such a case in family court, negotiation and mediation, and protecting yourself when necessary. Case examples will be given of dealing with sociopaths in and out of court.

120 minutes (2 - 60-minute videos)

MCLE: High Conflict Institute is an approved provider of California Mandatory Continuing Legal Education (MCLE). This course qualifies for non-participatory "self study" MCLE for California attorneys for 2.0 general MCLE and does not count for special credit in any subject matter or required topic. You will receive a certificate of completion at the end of the course.


Your Instructor


Bill Eddy, LCSW, Esq.
Bill Eddy, LCSW, Esq.

Bill Eddy, LCSW, Esq. is the co-founder and Chief Innovation Officer of the High Conflict Institute in San Diego, California. He pioneered the High Conflict Personality Theory (HCP) and has become an expert on managing disputes involving people with high conflict personalities. He was the Senior Family Mediator at the National Conflict Resolution Center for 15 years, a Certified Family Law Specialist lawyer representing clients in family court for 15 years, and a licensed clinical social worker therapist with twelve years’ experience.

He serves on the faculty of the Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution at the Pepperdine University School of Law in California and is a Conjoint Associate Professor with the University of Newcastle Law School in Australia. He has been a speaker and trainer in over 30 U.S. states and 10 countries.

He is the author or co-author of sixteen books and has a popular blog on the Psychology Today website with over 3.5 million views.


Course Curriculum



Courses Included with Purchase



Sociopaths: The Con Artists of Divorce, Part 1
Understanding Sociopaths in Family Law Cases
Bill Eddy, LCSW, Esq.
$25
Sociopaths: The Con Artists of Divorce, Part 2
Dealing with Sociopaths in Family Law Cases
Bill Eddy, LCSW, Esq.
$25

Original Price: $50


Frequently Asked Questions


When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
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