Divorce Mediation

Mediation is becoming an increasingly popular way for separating couples to resolve disputes, keeping legal costs to a minimum and reducing acrimony.   How mediation works Mediation differs from arbitration in that the mediator does not impose an outcome, rather the participants are helped to reach a well-informed mutually acceptable agreement. It provides an opportunity…

Family dispute resolution week

Promoting amicable separation This week is ‘Family dispute resolution week’ in the UK, where family lawyers work to promote the amicable resolution of family disputes. Resolution, the former Solicitor’s Family Law Association in England, has produced a video highlighting the need for separating couples to put their children first. Click here to watch their video…

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Separation without hostility

If a separation or divorce is inevitable, keeping the process non-confrontational is likely to ease the transition and lead to longer lasting solutions. In fact, very few couples need to involve the court and there are other options such as Mediation, Collaborative law and Family Arbitration that may make the process of separation or divorce…