Mediation described step by step. Part 12: Outcome Documents

Mediation described step by step. Part 12: Outcome 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[…]

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[…]

Understanding mediation outcome documents

Understanding mediation outcome documents

In my daily practice, I spend a fair amount of time helping clients in their understanding of mediation outcome documents. Statements of Outcome, Memorandums of Understanding, Open Financial Statements… Just what are these documents and why are they important for clients – particularly if they are not yet legally binding? As a Family Mediation Council[…]