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Collaborative Custody Divorce

What I wish for clients before they start divorce proceedings

I wish clients would empower themselves before they start the process. I wish they would see that there is nothing wrong in feeling vulnerable, scared and angry, but that the way they act on those feelings is very important. Divorce can change your life forever, positively or negatively. Photo by Alex Green from Pexels Over…

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Why I work in the field of family law

For the first part of my career I was in general practice, which I found uninspiring and taxing. I reached a point where I had to choose between the career and something else.  Photo by Heidi Fin on Unsplash By questioning my purpose in life, my journey of self-development began. I resonated with the qualities…

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Collaborative Custody Divorce

Steps to take and not take when deciding to divorce

One of the first steps in your divorce journey, is to obtain legal advice on your and your spouse’s legal rights. Both of you have rights. Keep this advice in mind in your divorce preparation.  Photo by Robin Schreiner on Unsplash It is however important NOT to instruct an attorney to issue divorce papers until…

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Manndi Schuld featured in “Family Ties” – Wellness Magazine

Manndi Schuld was featured in the article “Family Ties” on Collaborative Law by Goergina Vintin for Wellness Magazine’s February 2015 issue. Co-parenting and all the complexities and negotiations needed to put agreements in place has far better outcomes when the divorce is negotiated collaboratively. That’s according to Georgina Vintin, a pioneer in collaborative Law in…

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Collaborative Divorce

Collaborative Divorce

Tiger Woods decided to put his children first in his divorce. The reason why celebrities choose the collaborative process is because it is private and out of the eyes of the public. We are one of of two attorneys in South Africa that has used the process. It is the way to go for any…

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What is Collaborative Law?

by Maury D. Beaulier Collaborative law is a new way to resolve disputes by removing the disputed matter from the litigious court room setting and treating the process as a way to “trouble shoot and problem solve” rather than to fight and win. As part of the collaborative law method, both parties retain separate attorneys…

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Collaborative Divorce Interview Podcast

Manndi discusses family and collaborative law

SAfm Radio Law Report interview with Manndi Schuld on family and collaborative law. Photo by Ricardo Moura on Unsplash In this podcast, Manndi explains the financial and emotional advantages of the collaborative approach in divorce, as well as the essential information included in her ‘Flirting With Divorce’ (Now called Divorce By Design) course, which empowers…