1. What is the difference between mediation and collaboration?

    During mediation an independent third party assists both you and your former partner to find a mutually acceptable solution to your dispute, whether the dispute is about arrangements for your children or about a financial settlement. You will see a mediator with your former partner and you can also seek legal advice from your solicitor…

  2. What is a MIAM?

    A MIAM is an introductory meeting that all parties must attend if they wish to issue Court proceedings for children or financial issues. The purpose of a MIAM meeting is for both parties separately meet with a mediator who gives them information about the options available to resolve their dispute, such as mediation or the…

  3. What is Mediation?

    Mediation is a process whereby both you and your former partner will meet with one mediator who will explore options and help you come to an agreement. The mediator is not there to give you legal advice but can provide information to help you negotiate a solution to your dispute. Mediation can be used for…