Family Mediation North East Blog

October 1, 2018

Going through a separation or thinking about divorce? As part of #MediationAwarenessWeek, Family Mediation North East are offering free half-hour consultations.

Family mediators can train to consult with children. This offers children the opportunity to share their wishes and feelings to inform the mediation process.  Child inclusive mediation can take place if both parents and the child are willing and the child is about 10 o...

If I asked you what parental responsibility means to you, you might answer:- Providing a home for your child, Protecting your child, Having a say about all aspect...

One of the first things that you’ll be likely to do now that you’ve made the decision to separate is to tell your children. This can understandably be something that you dread. You may fear your children’s reactions, be worried about hurting them or it may make the sep...

Parents are often in dispute about children’s maintenance following their separation or in other circumstances where there is a lack of trust. The mediation process can help parents share relevant information and make the best decisions for the children.

When you are attending a mediation session it’s key that you prepare yourself as the process can be difficult, but rewarding as it provides a unique opportunity to make lasting successful arrangements. Below are some of our tips about preparing for mediation, through...

So you’ve separated from your partner. What happens next? A quick Google search brings up hundreds of websites, blogs, articles – how do you know what is good advice and what is not?

As well as dealing​​ with your own loss, parents have the task of protecting their children from conflict and limiting the damage that separation can cause. There is a strong body of research that concludes if parents want their children to have good mental health afte...

Death, moving house and divorce are among the most stressful life events you can go through. The pain of separation can be very similar to the rollercoaster of grief. Relief, guilt, failure and freedom are just some of the many feelings you may experience when your rel...

Going through the emotional journey of a separation or divorce is tough. Then when all the practical issues that you face are considered such as where to live, what is happening with the children and who is paying the mortgage, it can become overwhelming. Family mediat...

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