family mediation sessions

Family Mediation Sessions

Mediation Session Key Points:

Family Mediation sessions are usually joint meetings. Mediation generally takes 1 – 6 meetings that last around 90 minutes, depending on whether the issues are to do with children, finance or both. The decisions made in mediation are made by you. The role of the mediator is to enable you to speak freely and negotiate decisions that you both accept.

Concerning Children and Finance:

Where mediation concerns finance, you are expected to disclose all your financial facts, assets, income and liabilities before arriving at settlement proposals. In the case of mediation about your children, you will, of course, be expected to place their upbringing and every other aspect of their future above all else.

End of Mediation

At the conclusion of mediation documentation is produced by the mediator setting out everything that has been decided, including finances and contact proposals. At any time during the process leading to reaching these decisions, you are free to seek advice from a solicitor or specialist. Mediation proposals are not legally binding until endorsed by a court. Your solicitor can assist you with this.

You can view more in-depth information, including the stages of mediation, benefits of mediation and frequently asked questions on our ‘About Family Mediation’ page.


Child Inclusive Mediation

Child Inclusive Mediation allows children’s views to be heard, and parents to come to more suitable child-focused arrangements as a result of mediation.

Find out more about Child Inclusive Mediation >

Book Mediation Sessions

To refer for Mediation, please fill in our self referral form. You can also use this form to book a MIAM. If you prefer, you can also give us a call on: 020 3012 0103.

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What do our clients say?

Thank you for your guidance and help through the what has been a very difficult time for all our family.

-Mr D.

We were so relieved to be able to avoid going to court. Thank you for sticking with us and helping us to focus on what is important to us.

-Mrs J.

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