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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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How Effective is Online Family Mediation?

Since the world changed due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the one thing that increased is conflict between parents. Many mediation practices have temporarily closed in response to the pandemic and those who remain and have adapted are now seeing increased...
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How To Apply For A Child Arrangement Order

To apply for a child arrangement order, you will need to complete a special form called a C100 and it must be signed by an accredited family mediator before the courts will accept your application. If it is not signed,...
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Why Do I Need to Go to Mediation Before Applying to the Courts?

In nearly every situation where you have a dispute with your ex-partner, you will need to try mediation before the courts will consider hearing your matter. It doesn’t matter whether it is a child-related or a financial matter, you will...
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Family Mediators versus Family Lawyers

So, who do you turn to when you have a dispute or disagreement over divorce finances or child matters? Do you plum for a solicitor or a mediator or both? Well, the answer to that question is not necessarily that...
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Higher Positive Outcomes from Online Mediation

There has been an unexpected benefit to lockdown for parents in mediation over child arrangements in particular. It appears even more agreements are being achieved, largely thanks to mediation being available online. The goal of any family mediator is to...
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