According to figures published by the Ministry of Justice (MOJ), the number of family mediations getting underway is still 46 per cent down on pre-LASPO levels.
The report, covering the third quarter of 2014 (July to September), reveals that the use of mediation has fallen since the implementation of LASPO in April 2013 with the volume of family mediation starts and assessments still down on pre-LASPO levels. However, figures reveal that in the last year there has been an increase, with a 20 per cent rise in the latest quarter compared to the same period in 2013.
Marc Lopatin, …read more
Source: Family Law News