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#NoFaultDivorce to end the blame game

  Justice Secretary, David Gauke, has today announced proposals for new legislation to be introduced that will stop forcing spouses to evidence ‘unreasonable behaviour.’ This is met by strong support by those of us who work in family justice, including us at Able Mediation, as it is widely understood that this requirement to assign blame often exacerbates conflict between the...
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Family Mediation Week – Day 5

A ray of sunshine Today’s theme helps us to reflect on how successful mediation can transform post-separation relationships...
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The Handover Book

In this video Ashley Palmer, co-creator of The Handover Book, explains how this resource can help parents who...
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Family Mediation Week 2019 – Day 4

The clouds are parting Today’s theme brings us further into the journey of divorce / separation, where clients...
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The Mediation Process

Find out about how Able Mediation can help to guide you through the family mediation process, allowing you to arrive at the best solutions for you and your family.

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Family Mediation Week 2019 – Day 3

The storm will end when the pressure lifts Bill Hewlett’s video today speaks directly to children who may be considering seeing a mediator.  It provides a helpful, brief but clear information for any child in this...
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Family Mediation Week 2019 – Day 2

“Shelter from the Storm” Tuesday saw another informative article from Philippa Johnston, this time about mediation and how it works: Day 2 Shelter from the storm which talks about mediation and makes the point that anyone can call...
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Family Mediation Week 2019 – The storm before the calm

Well, it’s a case of “better late than never!” this year.  So, on day 3 of #familymediationweek, here is a summary of (my view of) the high lights so far…. Day 1 explored being “caught up...
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Family Mediation Week 2018

Day 1 of Family Mediation Week 2018 and the theme is ‘Somebody, please help!’ There are lots of really interesting articles to read relating to this theme that discuss the value and benefits of mediation on the Family...
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Mediation Works

Day 5 of Family Mediation Week features blog posts and a video on the theme “Mediation Works.” The Family Mediator’s Association offers a whiteboard video called “Mediation Works.” It’s a short film explaining the process of...
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Parenting Together

Day 4 of Family Mediation Week brings us blog posts and a video on the theme of “Parenting Together.” Bill Hewlett, an inspirational mediator and all round good-egg from Australia, writes a piece about how the...
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