More and more couples are looking for alternatives to the traditional divorce process. They’ve seen the damage that can be done to a family when the couple fights it out in court. It’s a process where there are no winners and unfortunately those impacted the most in a nega
The collaborative divorce process is an alternative way of getting divorced that allows couples to achieve a mutually acceptable resolution of all issues without going to court. The collaborative process avoids court, is confidential and gives control over the outcome to the di
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.