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

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

We work right across England and Wales and our family mediation service has over 30 years’ experience offering specialist, expert family mediation services.

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Family mediation is a method of sorting out financial and kids arrangements after separation or divorce without going to court. You make the decisions with the conciliator’s assistance and aid.

Why consider family mediation?

  • It permits you and your partner to handle the repercussions of your separation by yourself terms rather than handing control over to a judge
  • It helps you interact 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 number of different mediation designs. Typically you satisfy as a couple with the arbitrator without attorneys in the room, however lawyer assisted mediation is an alternative. Some mediators are qualified to see children so their views can be fed back into your conversations
  • Mediators manage the procedure and assistance direct your conversations by identifying and exploring any problems to provide you the best chance of concurring everything
  • Arbitrators are neutral. They can not provide legal guidance, but can discuss what’s lawfully possible and how other couples might have fixed things in comparable circumstances
  • When you have actually reached a mediation arrangement in concept, the mediator prepares a summary (frequently called a “Memorandum of Comprehending”), which isn’t binding up until you have actually had the possibility to take independent legal advice. Your legal representative might require to prepare an official order for court approval to give the arrangement legal power

Our experience

Mediation is a truly efficient and lower cost option for numerous couples. That’s why, with some exceptions (for example where it’s risky because of domestic abuse), before making a court application, you normally require to attend a Mediation Information and Assessment Meeting (MIAM) to check out mediation and other out of court options. Too often, family lawyers see this as a tick box workout. We’re various.

Whether we’re serving as conciliators or supporting you through the procedure as independent consultants, we believe passionately that mediation can be successful even in cases that are complicated or where agreement may initially seem difficult.

Between them, the mediation attorneys in our six offices across the nation have the credentials and experience to use the full range of family mediation services including where there are global issues.

Recent mediation work includes:

  • A mediation for parents following court proceedings about implementing an order for child plans
  • A lawyer helped financial mediation in Jersey
  • A complex pre-nuptial contract with properties around ₤ 50m.
  • A high dispute mediation where at first the couple could not be in the exact same room together.
  • Moderating in a case including a business owner with complicated business possessions.

There are a number of different mediation models. Normally you meet as a couple with the mediator without legal representatives in the room, however legal representative assisted mediation is an option. Some arbitrators are certified to see children so their views can be fed back into your conversations
Mediation is an actually efficient and lower expense choice for many couples. That’s why, with some exceptions (for example where it’s unsafe since of domestic abuse), prior to making a court application, you usually require to go to a Mediation Details and Evaluation Satisfying (MIAM) to check out mediation and other out of court options.

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