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Surviving Divorce, Fourth Edition by Terry Hillman, Pamela Weintraub

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CHAPTER13

When Divorce Turns Vicious

In This Chapter

  • Escalating conflict
  • How to obtain an order of protection
  • The limitations of court-ordered protection
  • How to use the resources of the legal system to reduce conflict
  • Why stalking happens and laws that can protect you

There’s high-conflict divorce, and there’s higher-conflict divorce. We’ve covered high-conflict divorce in Chapter 12, on litigation—where such scenarios generally play out. If one spouse has been unfaithful and deceptive during the marriage, it is difficult for the wronged spouse to agree to an amicable divorce. This can lead to anger and resentment. Anger and resentment can ...

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