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A guide to high net worth divorce mediation

Divorce & family business: practical & legal considerations

Navigating a divorce can be a challenging and emotional time. .....

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A guide to high net worth divorce mediation

A guide to high net worth divorce mediation

High net worth divorces aren't just your everyday marital separations. They involve intricate financial.....

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Financially preparing for a divorce

Preparing financially for divorce: essential steps & advice

Going through a divorce is an emotionally taxing experience, and it can also be financially draining........

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What am I entitled to in a divorce?

What am I entitled to in a divorce?

Divorce can be a complex and emotionally challenging process.....

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Preparing for a divorce

Preparing for a divorce

Divorce is a significant life event that involves a host of emotional, legal, and financial complexities........

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I Own Half a House: What are My Rights

I Own Half a House: What are My Rights

Navigating the complexities of co-owning a property can be challenging, especially when issues like divorce come into play....

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How much does it cost to get divorced in the UK?

How much does it cost to get divorced in the UK?

Getting divorced comes with a range of costs. In the UK, the average cost is cited as being around £15,000.....

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Buying a House After Separation, Before Divorce

Buying a house after separation, before divorce

Finding a new place to live is one of the many challenges that can arise when navigating the divorce process.......

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Family Mediation Voucher Scheme: Check Your Eligibility

Family mediation voucher scheme: check your eligibility

Family disputes can be challenging and emotionally draining, especially when children are involved......

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Mandatory Mediation: The Good, the Bad, and the Struggling

Mandatory mediation: the good, the bad, and the struggling

Government Consultation: Supporting earlier resolution of private family law arrangements.......

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What to do if your child refuses contact with the other parent

What to do if your child refuses contact with the other parent

Dealing with a situation where your child refuses to see their other parent can be challenging.......

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What questions does a mediator ask a child?

What questions does a mediator ask a child?

Navigating family disputes and divorces can be challenging, and it's essential to prioritise the wellbeing of children involved.......

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A Guide to Financial Settlements & Arrangements in a Divorce

Financial settlements & arrangements in a divorce

Getting divorced is a significant life event that can come with several challenges. It’s an emotional process where both ex-partners have a lot to consider......

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No fault divorce

No fault divorce: everything you need to know

Divorce is never an easy decision, but sometimes it's necessary to move forward in life.......

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A guide to child-inclusive mediation

A guide to child-inclusive mediation

Divorce can be a difficult and stressful experience for children, and their well-being should be a top priority......

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Mind your mediation language

Mind your language!

Separating from a partner can leave you feeling hurt, frustrated, betrayed, scared for the future, unconfident, depressed and more......

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What happens to property in a divorce?

What happens to property in a divorce?

For many married couples, their family home is often the most valuable matrimonial asset......

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How does online mediation work?

How does online mediation work?

In recent years, online mediation has become increasingly common. It shares the same goal as traditional in-person mediation;.....

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What is financial mediation

What is financial mediation?

If you're going through a divorce or separation, you might well be looking for a way to reach a fair agreement.....

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What happens if one party does not attend mediation?

What happens if one party does not attend mediation?

Mediation is designed to bring disputing individuals together, with the aim of reaching an agreement......

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How long does family mediation take?

How long does family mediation take?

Family mediation is a process in which a neutral third party, known as a mediator, helps people.....

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9 tips for a successful mediation

9 Tips for a successful mediation

Family mediation is a process that helps individuals reach an agreement on a range of family issues, such as divorce.....

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legal aid for mediation

Legal aid for mediation

Legal aid is funding from the government that helps cover the costs of family mediation. .....

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spousal maintenance

The complete guide to spousal maintenance

When a marriage or civil partnership ends in England or Wales, as part of the financial settlement.....

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Going to court after mediation

Going to court after mediation: what happens next?

Mediation is a process that helps individuals find a mutually agreeable resolution for their disputes.....

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Making a parenting plan

Making a parenting plan

A parenting plan is a written document created by separated parents that outlines how they will parent their children following separation....

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Can mediation with a narcissist work?

Can mediation with a narcissist work?

Experiencing a relationship breakdown can be difficult at the best of times...

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Grandparents’ rights to see grandchildren

Grandparents’ rights to see grandchildren

his article looks at the rights that grandparents have to see their grandchildren....

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What are the benefits of mediation?

What are the benefits of mediation?

Mediation is the process of using an independent third party to help settle a dispute between two or more people...

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The family mediation process: explained

The family mediation process: explained

Family mediation is a process that helps people with ongoing disputes come to an agreement so that they can move on with their lives....

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Who pays for family mediation?

Who pays for family mediation?

Family mediation is a process used to resolve disputes with the help of an impartial professionally trained third party...

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Financial consent orders: everything you need to know

Financial consent orders: everything you need to know

Finances are all too often a contentious issue in divorces...

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Is Mediation Legally Binding?

Is mediation legally binding?

One of the most commonly asked questions in family mediation is whether it is legally binding....

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How to get a divorce

How to get a divorce

Getting a divorce can be a long and complicated process, especially if you're not familiar with the legal system....

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A complete guide to divorce mediation

A complete guide to divorce mediation

Getting a divorce is a stressful situation for everybody involved....

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What is a MIAM?

What is a MIAM?

If you are looking to take your family dispute to court, it is likely that you’ll have to attend a mediation information and assessment meeting beforehand...

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How much does mediation cost?

How much does mediation cost?

Mediation is a way of resolving disputes without the need to go to court...

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Benefits of online mediation?

The benefits of online mediation

Following the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, many businesses and organisations had to adapt to remote ways of working...

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What is mediation?

What is mediation?

Mediation is the process by which disputing parties reach their own mutually acceptable settlement with the assistance of a neutral third-party mediator...

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