The Navigator Service is a unique resource delivered by the Directors of OnlyMums & Dads and highly experienced family law mediators, Rachael Oakes and Claire Colbert. Parents need different types of professional support depending on where they are in their journey and the issues they are dealing with. We will listen, inform and support you as you navigate one of life’s major events.

“We want you to be assured that we will go out of our way to support, inform and guide you.”

Claire Colbert

Specialist Mediator, Family Mediation & Mentoring LLP

Is The Navigator Service For Me? Are you…


thinking of separating and unsure where to turn first?

in the middle of a divorce/separation and feeling stuck and overwhelmed?

wanting to know more about what options are avialable to you, avoiding the family courts?


If you are not sure you can always give us a call on: 07494 259223

What will I get from The Navigator Service?

– Two sessions to be held on different days.

– Initial Consultation. Support in identifying key issues with relevant links to suggested resources/organisations.

– Family Law Information Meeting. Detailed information about the law and the divorce and separation process and your options for moving forward.

“We know that The Navigator Service works. Our team has years of experience and can help you with solutions beyond a legal one".

Bob Greig

Director, OnlyDads


Our 3 step process

Step 1

Initial Consultation

Talk in confidence and share your concerns with one or both of the Directors of OnlyMums & Dads. Rebecca and Bob have over 14 years experience of working with parents both in and out of court. We will listen and support you in identifying and working through the key issues. (session 45 mins)

Step 2

Notes & Guidance

We provide you with guidance notes and sign-posting to relevant organisations/services. You will also be sent a copy of '(Almost) Anything But Family Court'.

Step 3

Family Law Information Meeting

Ensuring that you know the different available options for resolving your situation. Session conducted by Zoom by Claire Colbert or Rachael Oakes who were specialist family lawyers for over 20 years before setting up their dedicated family mediation business focussed on helping people stay out of court. (session is 40 mins)

Meet the team

Rebecca Giraud

Director, OnlyMums

Bob Greig

Director, OnlyDads

Claire Colbert & Rachael Oakes

Family Mediation And Mentoring LLP

Free books:

(Almost) Anything But Family Court & Split Survival Kit

On completion of your booking you will receive a free copy of ‘(Almost) Anything But Family Court’ (Bath Publishing, May 2022) and ‘Split Survival Kit’ by Dr Angharad Rudkin & Ruth Fitzgerald (Wren & rook 2022).

Book your space

1. Book your date/time for the Initial Consultation
2. You will receive confirmation and payment details
3. Initial Consultation, follow-up guidance notes and signposting
4. Receive details on booking your Family Law Information Meeting
5. Family Law Information Meeting


You can read the full terms and conditions here

Book your space