A prospective client recently asked me, ‘what are the barriers to a successful mediation?’ It was a good question and one that made me think. Sometimes mediation is not appropriate (see here for when mediation might not be appropriate). When
“My ex won’t let me see the children, can you help?” is a common message I receive on my voicemail. The message is usually left by a father at his wits end, who is thinking about going to court to
Recently I was working with a mother who wanted to mediate with her ex about the arrangements for their daughter. Handovers were proving difficult and Mum wanted to work out a better way forwards. Mum explained how Dad was always
If you’re separated from your partner, follow our expert ten-step plan to make weekends sharing the children stress-free. After a divorce, it is not unusual for children to spend most of their time with one parent and to visit the
Our chart shows you how mediators and solicitors can help you on divorce.
When you’re going through a divorce, often financial worries can leave you feeling as overwhelmed and anxious as the break-up itself. But there’s good news – some people are eligible for legal aid for mediation. This means that if
In the majority of cases, family mediation is successful and works for both parties involved. But in order to assess if it’s right for you and your (soon to be) ex, here are a few points to consider and
In the early days of a separation, when everything feels like it’s changing, it’s not surprising that many of us feel far from being calm, rational and practical. But the thing is, in order to make big decisions; you need
This is the final part of my Divorce Mediation Questions series, covering the remaining seven FAQs. Have we missed anything vital? Do send in any questions you may have and we will ensure they are covered in a future post.
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