“When speaking to parents in mediation, I tell them about the devastating impact of litigation. For the vast majority of separating parents, it is better for their children for them to make their own arrangements” Jo Edwards, partner, mediator and head of family at Forsters LLP.
The years of running this organisation and engaging with parents has taught us that there are countless benefits to avoiding family courts. To put it bluntly, you can avoid the costs, the time delays, and the stress. Perhaps the less obvious benefits come in the longer term. Less stress on your children, a better opportunity to build a working relationship with your ex, greater flexibility in the child arrangements you decide upon. The articles in this section will cover these points and many more.
- > What Is Hybrid Mediation?
- > One Couple One Lawyer
- > The Divorce Coach
- > How Do You Expect Me To Mediate? My Ex Is A Total Nightmare
- > What Are The Alternatives To Going To Court?
- > How Does Child Mediation Work?
- > How Do I Get The Most Out Of Mediation?
- > Does My Child Have A Voice In Family Mediation?
- > The Family Mediator
- > What Are The Benefits Of A Mediated Settlement?
(Almost) Anything But Family Court
This book outlines the people and processes separating parents need to know about if they are to avoid family court. It has been written to increase confidence, reduce stress, avoid wasting time and money. It’s a vital read for those experiencing a breakup....Read More >