Meet Julie, her husband Michael and their daughter, Maggie. Julie and Michael have decided to get a divorce. But after witnessing the uncertainty, stress and conflict that is often part of the traditional divorce process, they have decided that, while divorce may be inevitable, they d
Almost everyone has heard about nightmare divorces that drag on for years, pitting spouses against each other and costing thousands of dollars in legal fees. Your divorce, however, doesn’t have to be a war of contrition. Mediation is a form of marital dissolution that takes the
For the past 10 years, a small group of New Orleans professionals has been taking divorcing couples to the mat. Literally. Mat training – which involves having two people communicate by assigning one to a “talking” mat and the other to a “listening” mat – is just one innovative tool i
For divorced parents, this weekend is not only a minefield of potential blow-ups – where will the kids eat the big meal? How fast can I get them to their dad’s house? Why did my ex-wife tire them out before my visit? – it also marks the gateway to a season of more of the same. More re
Parenting is generally evolving as gender-neutral, but the “Tender Years” assumption — the consensus that infants should be treated differently than older children in custody disputes — lingers, even when all other factors are equal in a separation or divorce.
At the Law Office of Linda L Piff, LLC. we practice collaborative law and mediation which helps divorcing or separating couples reach amicable solutions without court interventions. We know how difficult divorce can be from a emotional, financial and legal perspective. We are committed to guiding you through the process in the most amicable and cost effective way possible. Divorce will always remain a significant life event. Our goal is to guide couples and families to a compassionate ending and a healthy new beginning involving other team members, if needed.