Resolution seeking review on impact of LASPO on mediation

Latest statistics published by the Ministry of Justice show that the number of MIAMs have decreased by 14% for the latest quarter, compared with the same time the previous year.  The level of MIAMs is now about half the number which occurred prior to the implementation of LASPO, with the majority of couples attending such […]

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Stay away from new partners – says top Judge

Family Judge warns against new relationships during divorce. One of the country’s top family judges has warned couples to stay away from new relationships whilst going through divorce proceedings. Mr Justice Mostyn warned couples that by having a new relationship the landscape is more unclear when considering how to assess what each parties respective needs […]

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FREE INITIAL MEDIATION MEETINGS DURING DISPUTE RESOLUTION WEEK – 24-28 November 2014

It is unlikely to have gone unnoticed that the emphasis when it comes to family breakdown is now on dispute resolution and avoiding court proceedings. Dispute resolution encompasses Mediation, the Collaborative process and alternative ways of reaching agreements together.   The emphasis is on keeping arrangements amicable and ensuring the children’s best interests are at […]

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Mediators hold specialist Quality Mark  

Swain & Co family mediation service hold a specialist Quality Mark. It is called the Help and Support for Separated Families Quality Mark. The ‘mark’ has been awarded to organisations that can demonstrate commitment to helping separated parents collaborate in the best interests of their children as they go deal with the practicalities of their […]

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