Our society would benefit greatly if divorcing parents could be convinced to ask, “What’s the best practice now that our marriage is over? What have others done in our situation? What dangers should we avoid? What path should we take?”. The answer to these questions is Mediation, a voluntary process with an impartial third party, a family mediator. The mediator helps couples identify, clarify, and come to an agreement on the major issues between the parents for the sake of the children. Each parent retains a lawyer during this process, but the goal of everyone involved is to avoid the emotional and financial costs of pursuing divorce through the adversary court system. …[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.
Divorcing couples in the UK will be referred to mediation to sort out most disputes before they are allowed to use the courts, the English government has announced. In addition, the UK Government is proposing to cut legal aid for separating couples who refuse to mediate after their compulsory assessment, they will have to pay for legal advice and court representation without any legal aid. …[Read More…..]
Family Mediation is assisted negotiation wherein the Mediator is a neutral third party who will neither take sides nor give legal advice – s/he will endeavour to guide and facilitate the parties in coming to their own agreement. Family Mediation is structured but flexible and not overly formal; it is voluntary and there are no sanctions in the event of an agreement not being concluded; it is totally confidential. …[Read More…..]