Is mediation, the unrecognised life saver

Is mediation, the unrecognised life saver?

Is mediation the unrecognised life saver? When compared to the daily heroics of nurses, firefighters and paramedics, certainly not. In fact, under the shadows of these heroes, mediators don’t come anywhere near to being true life-savers. But there is far more to living than simply being alive, and the work we do as Family Mediation[…]

The importance of disclosure in a fair divorce settlement

The importance of disclosure in a fair divorce settlement

What is the importance of disclosure in a fair divorce settlement? This is much easier to answer by looking in a different direction first. When playing poker, if you believe that one of the other players at the table is stashing aces up their sleeve, it is very unlikely you’ll feel comfortable betting on your[…]

The difference between “Neutral” and “Impartial” in mediation

The difference between “Neutral” and “Impartial” in mediation

What is the difference between Neutral and Impartial in mediation? I get asked this question fairly regularly. It is widely known that the role of a mediator Family Mediation Council Accredited (FMCA) mediators is to be impartial. In fact, this is one of the most basic tenants to our code of practice. But being impartial[…]

Financial disclosure made easy

Financial disclosure made easy

In mediation, financial disclosure follows the same stringent rules and regulations as does financial disclosure conducted through solicitors. The difference is that when it is done through a Family Mediation Council accredited mediator, as you will find with New Landscape Mediation in Essex, full and joint financial disclosure can be achieved in as little as[…]

Finding the right divorce professional

Finding the right divorce professional

Finding the right divorce professional to help steer you safely through the difficult waters of post separation finances and children’s issues is easier than it first appears. The Family Mediation Council accredited mediator scheme allows you to feel confident that the Family Mediation Service you contact has a well-trained and vetted professional team to help[…]