In England from April 2013 legal aid will no longer be available for private family law cases, including child contact arrangements and anything to do with divorce. Since April 2011 separating couples have been legally obliged to undergo assessment to see if their cases can be resolved by mediation. Wonder how long it takes for this to happen in Ireland in view of the financial pressure the public sector is under …[Read More…..]
Going through a Separation or a Divorce is one of the most stressful times in any person's life. Mediate Ireland provides family mediators nationwide. Call 087-2268394 to talk to a mediator.
Mediation is a process for resolving conflict and coming to an agreement where decision-making remains with the parties. A neutral mediator assists parties in arriving at a mutually acceptable agreement. In contrast to an adversarial proceeding, mediation emphasizes cooperative problem solving and addressing the needs of all involved. Mediation can be used for all types of conflict, however it is particularly useful in the context of divorce and family disputes. Here are some reasons why:. …[Read More…..]
Early Neutral Evaluation (ENE) has even been incorporated into many, if not all, areas of civil litigation in the US and is proposed in the Irish Draft Mediation Bill 2010. At its core, ENE is exactly what it says it is: a process in which a neutral third party examines the evidence and listens to the disputants’ positions, and then gives the parties his or her evaluation of the case. However, it can be much more than that too: it can be an extraordinarily flexible, beneficial process, and in the hands of a skilled neutral evaluator and/or Mediator it can go way beyond someone simply hearing the facts of a case and then pegging a number or outcome to it. …[Read More…..]