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 11: Direct Child Consultations

Mediation described step by step. Part 11: Direct Child Consultations

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 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 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 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[…]

Divorce poison must stay in the bottle because children deserve no less

Divorce poison must be left in the bottle because children deserve no less

Divorce poison must be left in the bottle because children deserve no less.  Recent studies published in the Journal of Family Psychology have looked at outcomes when parents undermine one another, compete for their child’s attention, criticise one another in front of the child and give opposing directives.  When a father undermines a mother’s parenting[…]