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

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Divorce Mediation vs Family Court

We often hear that Mediation is “better for the children” – but when it comes to making the decision divorce mediation vs family court many people are unsure which way to turn. Suzy Miller interviewed Divorce Mediators John Stebbing and Wendy Still of Stephen

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

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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

How to Divorce – Is there a ‘Right’ Way?

How to Divorce? I met a wife in mediation a couple of weeks ago who was clutching her twenty page list of chattels she ‘must have’ from the formal matrimonial home. She admitted that it was not really about the chattels but