Mediation Blogs


Practical guides to family mediation: Key steps to mediation, What to expect from a MIAM, Three types of mediation and Child Inclusive Mediation.

The Challenge of Separation during Covid-19
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The Challenge of Separation during Covid-19

A glorious start to Spring with beautiful clear blue skies but with it brings an uncertain and unprecedented new and challenging way of life for those living in the UK and elsewhere during the COVID-19 crisis.

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The Steps to Family Mediation
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The Steps to Family Mediation

A step-by-step guide to the Family Mediation process.

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Mediation: 3 Different Types
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Mediation: 3 Different Types

During a separation there can be a lot to sort out, from child access to the separating the future pensions. To help support families through these process we have three different types of mediation, Child Only, Property and Finance and All Issues.

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What to Expect at an Assessment Meeting (MAIM)
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What to Expect at an Assessment Meeting (MAIM)

The first stage of the Family Mediation is an assessment meeting often abbreviated to MIAM. What should you expect from the meeting?

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Child Inclusive Mediation
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Child Inclusive Mediation

When dealing with children issues during mediation it is often important to allow the voice of the children to be included in the decision making process.

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Children over Christmas
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Children over Christmas

For the children of separated parents, Christmas is a time when conflict has the potential to escalate. This blog provides a few considerations to help smooth over some of the challenges:

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‘Divorce Day’ the Survival Guide
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‘Divorce Day’ the Survival Guide

Each year the first Monday back to work after Christmas results in a peak in people looking to start divorce proceedings. NFMS has created a survival guide for those who a struggling with separation at the beginning of the year.

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Conflict, Divorce and Children
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Conflict, Divorce and Children

As a former primary school teacher our mediator Rebecca has seen first-hand the effects of divorce and separation on children. This blog explores why this may be the case and how mediation can help.

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