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.
I was utterly taken with Susan Gregory Thomas’s article on “The Good Divorce” in the Sunday Styles section. My parents are rounding the bend on 61 years of marriage, but I well remember the nuclear effect that divorce had on my best friend’s life. Her parents split when she was 11. Th
“Right now, veterans and their families are bearing the burden of the health impacts of a decade of war,” Lt Col. Windy Hendrick, Air Force fighter pilot told the group gathered for the day-long seminar on Integrative Medicine in Action hosted by the Bravewell Collaborativ
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.