Mediation described step by step. Part 8: Completing disclosure

Mediation described step by step. Part 8: Completing disclosure

Mediation described step by step. Part 8: Completing disclosureFamily mediation is here to stay. But how does it work? What actually happens? How can you make sure the settlements reached are fair, and what do couples who mediate have to do? The purpose of this 12-part series is to attempt to answer those questions specifically[…]

Mediation described step by step. Part 7: Financial disclosure

Mediation described step by step. Part 7: Financial disclosure

Family mediation is here to stay. But how does it work? What actually happens? How can you make sure the settlements reached are fair, and what do couples who mediate have to do? The purpose of this 12-part series is to attempt to answer those questions specifically – at least as it applies for those[…]

Mediation described step by step. Part 6: After meeting with you both

Mediation described step by step. Part 6: After meeting with you both

Family mediation is here to stay. But how does it work? What actually happens? How can you make sure the settlements reached are fair, and what do couples who mediate have to do? The purpose of this 12-part series is to attempt to answer those questions specifically – at least as it applies for those[…]

Mediation described step by step. Part 5, Immediately after your MIAM

Mediation described step by step. Part 5, Immediately after your MIAM

Family mediation is here to stay. But how does it work? What actually happens? How can you make sure the settlements reached are fair, and what do couples who mediate have to do? The purpose of this 12-part series is to attempt to answer those questions specifically – at least as it applies for those[…]

Mediation described step by step. Part 4, what happens at a MIAM?

Mediation described step by step. Part 4, what happens at a MIAM?

Family mediation is here to stay. But how does it work? What actually happens? How can you make sure the settlements reached are fair, and what do couples who mediate have to do? The purpose of this 12-part series is to attempt to answer those questions specifically – at least as it applies for those[…]

Mediation described step by step Part 3 Initial information sheets and documents

Mediation described step by step: Part 3, Initial information sheets and documents

Family mediation is here to stay. But how does it work? What actually happens? How can you make sure the settlements reached are fair, and what do couples who mediate have to do? The purpose of this 12-part series is to attempt to answer those questions specifically – at least as it applies for those[…]

Mediation described step by step: Part 2, making first contact

Mediation described step by step: Part 2, making first contact

Family mediation is here to stay. But how does it work? What actually happens? How can you make sure the settlements reached are fair, and what do couples who mediate have to do? The purpose of this 12-part series is to attempt to answer those questions specifically – at least as it applies for those[…]

How do you measure success in mediation?

How do you measure success in mediation?

Sounds an easy enough question at first glance, doesn’t it? Surely it’s about finding a solution. An end point. An outcome. But when you take some time to really think about it , the question itself raises almost as many questions as answers. Fundamentally, it is really about how we, as human beings measure success.[…]

How will I spend thee? Let me count the ways

How will I spend thee? Let me count the ways

How will I spend thee? Let me count the ways. Let’s face it, the human cost of family breakdown is horrific. The heartbreak and loss the end of a marriage bring emotional costs that are completely incalculable, but the financial cost of divorce can be tracked quite clearly. Did you know that the average cost[…]

What is mediation worth

What is mediation worth?

What is mediation worth? How can you quantify the financial and emotional value of a successful mediation for any given family? These are surprisingly difficult questions to answer. For me, they are about as impossible to quantify as: How much money has the Thames Barrier has saved since it became operational in 1982? There is[…]