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10 Reasons why Mediation Works for Divorcing Couples

Family mediation is growing more and more in popularity as separating couples move away from the traditional route of a solicitor.  Not only can your divorce drag-on, the mounting costs can leave you and your family in the red.  Here are...
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Would Meghan and Harry Benefit from Family Mediation?

In light of the recent Oprah interview, Meghan and Harry may benefit significantly from family mediation as the recent news has certainly caused tension within the royal family. Below are a few of the benefits of family mediation that may...
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How Can I Avoid Family Court for Child Access?

It’s always a tough situation whenever a relationship breaks down and this can be even tougher when there is a disagreement with child access with your ex-partner. Compared to going to family court to resolve your differences, mediation is an...
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Understanding the Court Process for Child Arrangement Orders

This will help those considering an application to the court for a child arrangement order where there are no allegations of domestic violence (DV). The court process is reasonably straight forward and there are normally three stages or appointments (with...
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What are the Benefits of Divorce Mediation?

Traditionally, couples who plan to divorce will visit a family lawyer first and yet more often these days, they either opt for a DIY divorce or if they are unable to reach agreement, they turn to a family divorce mediator....
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What Can I Do If I Am Denied Access To My Child?

If you are being denied access to your child, you need to act quickly. Family mediation can help to re-establish contact and often quickly. A large majority of family mediation cases are child-related and due to access being denied or...
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What is a Child-Inclusive Mediation?

Child inclusive mediation is such a powerful and effective way of hearing the voice of the child, your child, or children. As parents, we always want the best for our kids, even if sometimes they fail to realise it. Child...
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What happens in a MIAM?

A MIAM or Mediation Information & Assessment Meeting, is the first step in the mediation process. You need to attend a MIAM if there is a chance you may need to make a court application for a child arrangement order...
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What Is The Success Rate Of Family Mediation?

The success rate for family mediation is normally very high. There are so many advantages to mediating against the other options of legal action through solicitors or the courts. Of course, achieving a high success rate is largely dependent upon...
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How to Choose the Right Family Mediator

If you choose wisely, you are far more likely to have a successful family mediation, especially where children are involved. You will easily find family mediators listed on Google but how do you decide who can help you to reach...
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What is the Cost of Family Mediation?

There are two main types of family mediation in general. Mediation relating to divorce, which includes agreeing a financial settlement and child living and more general child arrangements or contact issues. It has become increasingly evident, that people are now...
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