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Divorce Marriage

Why is the choice between ego and soul important on the journey of divorce?

When you go through divorce you will experience a dark night of the soul. Intense emotions such as grief, anger, doubt and guilt may overwhelm you. You have a choice to make: whether to respond to all that is happening from a place of ego, or whether to find a way to navigate the process…

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Divorce Podcast

What to do when you receive a divorce notice

Manndi discusses what to do when you receive a divorce notice

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Children Custody Divorce

COVID-19 Lockdown prevented children from seeing the other parent

During the first 14 days of lockdown many children were prevented from seeing the other parent. Many parents saw the interest of the children as more important than the danger of being caught by the police. They made a plan to still shift the children from the one parent to the other.  In some cases…

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Children Custody Divorce

Enforcing Care and Contact Agreement

There is an old Swahili proverb that says: “When elephants fight, the grass gets hurt”. So similarly, when parents fight the children suffer. This is especially true in instance where one parent uses a child as a tool to inflict hurt on the other parent. In circumstances such as these, we have successfully brought applications…

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Divorce Marriage

To Stay Married, Embrace Change

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Article Collaborative Custody Divorce

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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Article Divorce

These Photos Beautifully Illustrate What Love Looks Like After Divorce

When you’re newly divorced, it’s hard to imagine ever loving again. But the truth is, you never stop loving. Photo by Wendy Fox You love your kids with a fierceness because you know they need it most now. You love your friends and family because they have the grace and the patience to listen to…

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Children Custody Divorce Video

Trauma and Behavior Part 1: “How Trauma Affects the Brain”

This video deals with how stress affects the brain of a child. What stands out for me is the consequences of separation from a primary caregiver at the wrong developmental stage. This is something I am becoming more and more aware of in my practice and my conclusion is that we as attorneys are just…

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Children Divorce Video

What is Stress ?

This is a cute little video to explain stress to kids. Stress is not just from divorce but also from pressure at school, test, sporting events etc. It has easy tips for coping with the stress. Parents can definitely also benefit from watching this video.