Legal Abuse Syndrome: A Preventable Public Health Problem By Dr. Karen Huffer

If you’ve ever felt abused by the legal system, or had a friend or family member suffer traumatic stress having to go to court, then you will love this book. The eight-steps outlined in this book address the needs of litigants suffering extreme stress in court.Abuses typically observed are: the legal system being used as a weapon, i.e. one spouse using the court to punish the other in divorce proceedings; courts used for foreclosures and other transfers of property or assets unlawfully; false accusations and lying to the extent of fraud on the tribunal; threat of court used to bully, intimidate, harass and impoverish to cause a win by attrition. These methods destroy one’s ability to defend and protect themselves or to afford representation and costs of litigation. In this book are unique, step-by-step insightful ways to learn how to navigate the system and not feel bullied, tricked, or defeated again. In fact, properly used, the judicial system provides ways to help you by cooperation with accommodations through federal mandates. If you have been injured by the experience or are sick, suffering with invisible disabilities you will learn how to cope more effectively even in these adversarial challenging situations.
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Protracted Litigation can be hazardous to yur health. Legal Abuse Syndrome is an insightful book that offers numerous case studies on the invisible cumulative stressors from dealing with the justice systems. This book can be used as a self-help manual or a guide for legal and health professionals. The methods outlined for dealing with losses and grief during litigation have been found to be sound and meeting the standards of managed care. The victimization felt by the court system is well documented and validates those who have experienced devastation of their belief systems as a result of court involvement. The book offers an eight-step protocol that is effective is assisting litigants preparing for court, during court, and after the court experience. The condition, legal abuse syndrome, is a variant of post traumatic stress disorder and is covered by most insurances as well as qualifying under the Americans with Disabilities Act for accommodations when needed. It works well with Eye Movement Densitization and Reprocessing EMDR therapy.

About the Author
“As a marriage and family therapist with over 30 years of experience, Dr. Karin Huffer identified, in 1995, that extreme stress caused by our adversarial courts of law exacerbates health problems and can even cause PTSD and anxiety disorders. In response, she developed a healing 8-step protocol tackling prevention and recovery. Dr. Huffer is a trusted speaker, writer, and researcher on the topic of legal abuse syndrome and conducts webinars certifying advocates to put the protocols to work actively – right in the courtroom – to help disabled litigants that have nowhere else to turn to.”

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