DivorceMD Podcast

How to Divorce a Narcissist and Win with Marie Sarantakis, Family Law Attorney

Episode Summary

This episode is an interview with Marie Sarantakis, Family Law Attorney and Author, who wrote a book called, "How to Divorce a Narcissist and Win". We talk to Marie about how clients need an attorney who can understand the challenges and strategies needed when their client is divorcing someone with a narcissistic personality disorder. Marie's law firm is Sarantakis Law Group, Ltd. The website is sarantakislaw.com. Email:marie@sarantakislaw.com

Episode Notes

Marie Sarantakis' book: How to Divorce a Narcissist and Win - buy it on Amazon! - link below:

 https://bit.ly/howtodivorceanarcissistandwin

0:00 Welcome to the DivorceMD Podcast where we focus on high-conflict divorce and high-conflict personalities and also the legal and emotional strategies that are required to prevail in these cases.  I am Colleen Honquest, Certified Divorce Coach and Divorce Mediator, and today I have as my guest, Marie Sarantakis, a family law attorney from Sarantakis Law Group in Illinois and author of the book, "How to Divorce a Narcissist and Win".

2:35 Describing a Narcissist vs Narcissistic Personality Disorder

5:22 Who do narcissists pick for partners and why?

6:49 What is the basis for all of the narcissist's behaviors?  What is their end goal for you as an ex-spouse?

10:01 C0-parenting with a narcissist.

12:00 Writing Court Orders that work with a narcissist

13:12 How to document a narcissist's behavior patterns

15:30 What can a divorce coach do for you?

18:21 What is gaslighting?

21:07 How do the narcissists trap you to disable you later on if the relationship ends

24:20  How do you find the right divorce attorney?

26:09 Attorney traits that are effective in these cases

28:40 Strategies to use with a narcissist

30:45  Does collaborative divorce work with a narcissist?

33:30 Why are depositions critical in these types of cases?

34:51 How to react to narcissist's abuse and allegations

35:00 Healing in divorce...is it possible?

37:30 Rebuilding relationships after divorce

41:00 Closing.  Thank you Marie Sarantakis, Family Law Attorney.   

Website: Sarantakislaw.com  Book Title: "How to Divorce a Narcissist and Win"

Email: marie@sarantakislaw.com

 

 

Episode Transcription

Marie Sarantakis' book: How to Divorce a Narcissist and Win - buy it on Amazon! - link below:

 https://bit.ly/howtodivorceanarcissistandwin

0:00 Welcome to the DivorceMD Podcast where we focus on high-conflict divorce and high-conflict personalities and also the legal and emotional strategies that are required to prevail in these cases.  I am Colleen Honquest, Certified Divorce Coach and Divorce Mediator, and today I have as my guest, Marie Sarantakis, a family law attorney from Sarantakis Law Group in Illinois and author of the book, "How to Divorce a Narcissist and Win".

2:35 Describing a Narcissist vs Narcissistic Personality Disorder

5:22 Who do narcissists pick for partners and why?

6:49 What is the basis for all of the narcissist's behaviors?  What is their end goal for you as an ex-spouse?

10:01 C0-parenting with a narcissist.

12:00 Writing Court Orders that work with a narcissist

13:12 How to document a narcissist's behavior patterns

15:30 What can a divorce coach do for you?

18:21 What is gaslighting?

21:07 How do the narcissists trap you to disable you later on if the relationship ends

24:20  How do you find the right divorce attorney?

26:09 Attorney traits that are effective in these cases

28:40 Strategies to use with a narcissist

30:45  Does collaborative divorce work with a narcissist?

33:30 Why are depositions critical in these types of cases?

34:51 How to react to narcissist's abuse and allegations

35:00 Healing in divorce...is it possible?

37:30 Rebuilding relationships after divorce

41:00 Closing.  Thank you Marie Sarantakis, Family Law Attorney.   

Website: Sarantakislaw.com  Book Title: "How to Divorce a Narcissist and Win"

Email: marie@sarantakislaw.com