Family Mediation North East Blog

Not a lot is known about family mediation and there are lot of confusing myths that exist around mediation. We've written a blog to dispel some of those myths and provide more clarification as to how mediation can help separated couples.

It can be frustrating if you think your ex won’t want to try mediation to sort things out. It's difficult in the heat of a conflict for both people to think about being sitting in the same room with each other never mind trying to negotiate together to get things s...

At Family Mediation North East we are often asked how can separated couples can sort out the arrangements for their children in family mediation so we've written a #blog to provide more information.

A recent report published by The Nuffield Foundation (The Report) looked at why defended divorce occurs, and how the court treats them. The majority of defences arise from quarrels about who is “at fault”. The current divorce law stems from The Matrimonial Causes Act...

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...

September 10, 2017

Relationship breakdown is an emotional time for the whole family and can lead to difficult family disputes. But what happens when grandparents are stopped from seeing their grandchildren? As part of Grandparents Day Family Mediation North East would like to share how f...

Legal advice is not given in a mediation process but it has become more common for the services of solicitors to be “unbundled”. Instead of a solicitor receiving instructions to act on your behalf and charge at the solicitor’s hourly rate, many solicitors offer a fixed...

The school holidays are fast approaching. Before you know it they’ll be here. For many parents family holidays aren’t all fun in the sun. Juggling work and looking after kids or managing finances after the big expense of the family holiday can be really stressful.

If yo...

June 23, 2017

Family Mediation North East is always looking for

ways to support our clients and improve our service. Our clients have told us they would like a wraparound service to take them from referral to resolution.  To meet this we have approached firms of family solicitors in ...

‘MIAM’ stands for Mediation Information and Assessment Meeting. It is a meeting where a mediator will provide you with information on mediation and discuss with you whether mediation or another form of family dispute resolution is suitable for you given your particular...

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