Solent Family Mediation assist households in conflict, particularly those separating or separating.

Our family mediation service is quicker and more cost-effective than heading to court. It lowers dispute, and your family stays in control of plans over kids, property and financing.

We work right throughout England and Wales and our family mediation service has over thirty years’ experience providing specialist, expert family mediation services.


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Family mediation is a method of sorting out monetary and children plans after separation or divorce without litigating. You make the decisions with the mediator’s assistance and help.

Why consider family mediation?

  • It enables you and your partner to deal with the consequences of your separation on your own terms rather than handing control over to a judge
  • It helps you communicate more effectively throughout and after your divorce
  • It’s cost-efficient, especially when compared to going to court

How does it work?

  • There are a variety of various mediation models. Normally you satisfy as a couple with the mediator without lawyers in the room, however lawyer assisted mediation is an option. Some mediators are certified to see kids so their views can be fed back into your conversations
  • Arbitrators manage the procedure and aid direct your conversations by identifying and checking out any problems to provide you the best chance of concurring everything
  • Mediators are unbiased. They can not give legal guidance, however can explain what’s legally possible and how other couples might have solved things in similar circumstances
  • When you have actually reached a mediation contract in concept, the mediator prepares a summary (typically called a “Memorandum of Understanding”), which isn’t binding until you’ve had the opportunity to take independent legal suggestions. Your attorney might need to prepare an official order for court approval to give the contract legal power

Our experience

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

Whether we’re serving as conciliators or supporting you through the process as independent advisers, we believe passionately that mediation can succeed even in cases that are intricate or where agreement may at first seem difficult.

Between them, the mediation lawyers in our six offices across the nation have the certifications and experience to use the complete series of family mediation services including where there are global concerns.

Recent mediation work includes:

  • A mediation for parents following court procedures about enforcing an order for kid arrangements
  • An attorney assisted monetary mediation in Jersey
  • A complicated pre-nuptial agreement with assets around ₤ 50m.
  • A high conflict mediation where initially the couple could not be in the exact same room together.
  • Moderating in a case including a business owner with complicated service assets.

There are a number of various mediation models. Generally you satisfy as a couple with the conciliator without attorneys in the space, but 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 really reliable and lower expense choice for numerous couples. That’s why, with some exceptions (for example where it’s hazardous because of domestic abuse), before making a court application, you typically require to attend a Mediation Information and Evaluation Meeting (MIAM) to explore mediation and other out of court alternatives.

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