Who runs the show

Divorce Mediation: Who runs the show?

Divorce Mediation: Who runs the show? I am often asked this question, though appears in a variety of formats. Divorce Mediation in the UK often has several players – each with their own agenda – operating within the overall environment. First and foremost you have the two parties who are getting divorced in the first[…]

Sledgehammer to Crack a Nut?

Sledgehammer to Crack a Nut?

Fairness after Divorce. Financial support – yes or no? Separating is one thing. Financially separating is quite another. One of the questions you will both need to look at during your discussions when divorcing is whether you can be independent of each other financially. A ‘clean break’ is the aim wherever possible; in fact it[…]

Mediation described step by step. Part 10: Children’s arrangements

Mediation described step by step. Part 10: Children’s arrangements

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 9: Negotiating a settlement

Mediation described step by step. Part 9: Negotiating a settlement

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 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 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[…]