from 22-26 January 2018, we are supporting Mediation Awareness Week to raise the benefits of mediation and how it can help separating families manage issues collaboratively and productively.
Our specialist family law department offers family mediation as a cost effective and practical way of resolving your family issues
Here’s some of the key points to help you decide whether mediation is right for you and your family:
What is Mediation?
Mediation is where both you and your ex-partner meet with an independent, professionally qualified mediator who is able to facilitate you reaching an agreement on a range of issues such as finances and children arrangements.
Mediation helps you sort out disputes without the need for lengthy and expensive court proceedings. The mediator allows both of you to air your concerns and priorities in order to reach an agreement.
How does the Mediation process work?
The first meeting will be with our Mediator and is often called a Mediation Information & Assessment Meeting (MIAM). Both of you will need to attend this meeting separately.
After the first meeting, if you all agree that Mediation is right for you and your family, you will have your first joint session.
How many sessions will I need?
Most cases reach agreement between three-five sessions.
How much does Mediation cost?
£200 plus VAT per hour. Most sessions last 90 minutes and the cost can be shared between you both.
For appointments made during Mediation Awareness Week, we are pleased to offer a fixed fee of £150 plus VAT for the first meeting.
For a free no obligation discussion please contact Alice Wightman in our family team:
Telephone: 01932 234 500 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org