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Solent Family Mediation help families in conflict, particularly those divorcing or separating.

Our family mediation service is quicker and more cost-efficient than heading to court. It reduces conflict, and your family stays in control of arrangements over children, home and finance.

We work right across England and Wales and our family mediation service has more than thirty years’ experience offering specialist, expert family mediation services.

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Family mediation is a way of figuring out financial and kids plans after separation or divorce without going to court. You make the decisions with the arbitrator’s guidance and aid.

Why consider family mediation?

  • It enables you and your partner to deal with the consequences of your separation by yourself terms instead of handing control over to a judge
  • It helps you communicate better during and after your divorce
  • It’s cost-effective, especially when compared to going to court

How does it work?

  • There are a variety of different mediation designs. Usually you fulfill as a couple with the mediator without lawyers in the space, however attorney assisted mediation is an option. Some mediators are qualified to see kids so their views can be fed back into your discussions
  • Conciliators manage the procedure and help direct your discussions by identifying and exploring any concerns to offer you the very best possibility of agreeing everything
  • Conciliators are objective. They can not offer legal suggestions, however can describe what’s legally possible and how other couples might have resolved things in comparable circumstances
  • When you have actually reached a mediation arrangement in concept, the arbitrator prepares a summary (frequently called a “Memorandum of Comprehending”), which isn’t binding up until you have actually had the opportunity to take independent legal advice. Your lawyer might require to prepare an official order for court approval to provide the arrangement legal power

Our experience

Mediation is an actually effective and lower cost option for lots of couples. That’s why, with some exceptions (for example where it’s hazardous because of domestic abuse), prior to making a court application, you typically require to participate in a Mediation Info and Evaluation Meeting (MIAM) to explore mediation and other out of court alternatives. Too often, family legal representatives see this as a tick box workout. We’re different.

Whether we’re acting as mediators or supporting you through the procedure as independent advisers, we believe passionately that mediation can be successful even in cases that are complex or where arrangement may at first appear impossible.

In between them, the mediation lawyers in our 6 workplaces throughout the country have the certifications and experience to provide the full variety of family mediation services including where there are global issues.

Recent mediation work consists of:

  • A mediation for moms and dads following court procedures about implementing an order for child arrangements
  • An attorney assisted monetary mediation in Jersey
  • An intricate pre-nuptial contract with assets around ₤ 50m.
  • A high dispute mediation where at first the couple couldn’t remain in the very same room together.
  • Moderating in a case involving a business owner with complicated service properties.

There are a number of different mediation models. Normally you meet as a couple with the arbitrator without attorneys in the space, however attorney assisted mediation is an alternative. Some arbitrators are certified to see kids so their views can be fed back into your conversations
Mediation is a truly reliable and lower cost option for many couples. That’s why, with some exceptions (for example where it’s risky since of domestic abuse), prior to making a court application, you normally need to go to a Mediation Information and Assessment Satisfying (MIAM) to check out mediation and other out of court alternatives.

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