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[…]

How to get the most from a MIAM

How to get the most from a MIAM

How to get the most from a MIAM? Firstly, it is important to understand what a Mediation Information Assessment Meeting can actually do for you. The MIAM, when attended with a Family Mediation Council accredited mediator, such as with New Landscape Mediation in Essex, is not just an opportunity for the mediator to assess you[…]

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[…]

Coming out ahead in divorce Keeping your eyes on the real prize

Coming out ahead in divorce: Keeping your eyes on the real prize

How does one go about coming out ahead in divorce, or keeping your eyes on the real prize? Well, we start by making sure we really understand what the real prize is, and then ensure that all of the steps we take throughout the divorce process is really directing us towards this. We have to[…]

MIAMs and the Non-Accredited Mediator

MIAMs and the Non-Accredited Mediator

MIAMs and the non-accredited mediator. Most professions have some sort of quality mark to differentiate those practitioners who have demonstrated their training and quality of practice to a board of their peers. The idea behind accreditation is simple: Ensure the buying public are receiving a quality service, and that the good name of that particular[…]