Family Mediation – Divorce Solicitor

When a person is going through a divorce and separation, he/she has a range of needs: emotional needs for support to manage the change and trauma, legal advice about his/her legal rights and mediation to come to an agreement about child care

Family Mediation – Complex Cases

In this article I will talk about mediation with highly emotional clients, how to deal with emotional clients and some reasons why clients may be emotional. It has been a real learning experience working with couples over the past four years as

Collaborative Law Explained

Each person who has decided to separate or divorce in the Collaborative Law process has their own solicitor where meetings take place in the same room with the aim of resolving everything face to face. I find this works better than correspondence


Family Mediation in practice: Case Examples

1.    How mediation has helped couples; 2.    When the mediation process has encountered difficulties; 3.    Were those difficulties in mediation terminal or were they overcome in some way?; 4.    The client’s relationship with the mediator.   How family mediation has helped couples “Co

Family Mediation Services – Children in Mediation

Direct Consultation With Children (DCC) in Family Mediation Services Since training to be a family mediator three years ago, several of my children issue mediation cases have led to the parents deciding that they would like to involve their children as part

Relocation and Family Mediation Matters

Austin Chessell looks at some of the main principles of the law on International Relocation and discusses how parents can use them in family mediation as an alternative to going to court to help them shape their own agreement on whether relocation with