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LEGAL INFORMATION

Legal Information

  • Mediators can provide information about what happens when two people decide to divorce or separate, but do not give legal advice. We recommend to clients that they seek legal advice during mediation when making decisions about finance and property.
  • The mediator can help you discuss things together directly; decisions reached in mediation are then drawn up into a document at the end of mediation which can be turned into a legally binding document by a solicitor if required.
  • The discussions that take place in mediation are confidential* and can't be referred to in court. This allows people to discuss matters positively and think about different options before deciding what is best. The discussions remain confidential until they are turned into a legally binding document.

*If concerns are raised about safety, the mediator can override the confidentiality.

 

Mediation is about making positive agreements so that you can move on with your life.

"Our mediator did a tremendous job and acted impartially. You all do a great job"

"My husband and I were at total gridlock. We were able to use the experience of mediation to come to an agreement - wonderful"

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