Dealing with emotions vital part of divorce mediation, says attorney

Family law attorney Manndi Schuld says addressing emotional problems is key to having an amicable divorce.

Schuld has been a divorce attorney for 25 years and co-founded The Divorce Centre.

Read: Communication and co-parenting tips for divorced parents

In 2015 over 25 000 couples formally ended their marriages, according to Stats SA.

Divorce is happening more frequently and more than 50% of cases involve minor children.

Schuld offers advice on effective divorce mediation.

A divorce is 80% emotions and 20% law.

Manndi Schuld, Attorney at The Divorce Centre

If we treat relationships like we treat businesses, there would be less divorce and more satisfying and fulfilling relationships between people.

Manndi Schuld, Attorney at The Divorce Centre

A divorce is a dark night of the soul. It's sometimes easier to deal with bereavement.

Manndi Schuld, Attorney at The Divorce Centre

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