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TYPES OF MEDIATION

Types of Mediation

Mediation can be about children, property & finance, or both.

Child-only Mediation

  • Agreeing contact; how much time they will spend with each parent and how this will work.
  • Where the children will live.
  • Financial support.
  • Agreeing parenting in the future.

Property Mediation and Finance Mediation

  • What happens regarding the family home.
  • The division of assets.
  • How debts/liabilities will be dealt with.
  • How all other finances will be split, such as pensions, savings and investments.

All-Issues Mediation

  • All the above issues are addressed in All-Issues Mediation.
  • Arrangements for the children and property & finance.

Direct Consultation with Children

  • We can offer Direct Consultation with the Child (DCC) which allows children to be heard. Parents however, still retain overall responsibility for making decisions.
  • The family Mediator will listen to the child, without the parents being present and will help them to express their thoughts and feelings. The family Mediator records the words the child would like the parents to hear and the family Mediator decides how this should be fed back to the parents at a later mediation session, when the child is no longer present.
 

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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