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Who fairs better and why: mental health, money, and resiliency

By Robin Sax Poverty, race, and class are considered significant determinants of mental health outcomes.  Most research cites a higher prevalence of disease, greater risk for physical, mental, and emotional health issues among poor people and people of color (Bradley & Corwyn, 2002).  The converse assumption is that wealthy, white,…

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The intersection of criminal and family law

By Robin Sax Criminal and family law are seemingly two different types of law but they often overlap.  Criminal investigations, prosecutions, and convictions can trigger legal presumptions in family court including the presumption for no custody or the potential to preclude support.  Yet, despite the high stakes and natural overlap…

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