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We have a a great deal of arbitrators assisting families every day throughout the UK

, if you are having troubles with separation or divorce which is affecting you and your kids we can help.. It’s best not to try to go this alone, our trained and knowledgeable conciliators can assist you through this process.

For additional information or to organize a visit with an arbitrator please call us.

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Household Mediation

Mediation is a procedure for dealing with disagreements where those in dispute meet with a third party who helps them to negotiate a predetermined resolution.

Family mediation is a totally free service which we provide to help separating couples and moms and dads whose relationship has actually broken down to negotiate their own contract. The couple sit down together, helped and facilitated by an experienced mediator, and negotiate their own terms of settlement.

With mediation you will be helped to make your own decisions that fit your situations. If you decide to go to court it will be a judge who will ultimately make these decisions.

What mediation is not

Mediation is not relationship counselling and we are not here to encourage you to stay together.

Who can benefit from household mediation?

You do not need to have been wed to benefit from mediation. We intend to help you both concur how you wish to progress with your lives.

How does it work?

With mediation, both of you will meet with a professionally trained conciliator who will not take sides. She or he is there to assist you both to reach a contract. It is important to know that any discussions you have with a mediator are personal.

How will I take advantage of mediation?

  • It is a private service.
  • It is a totally free service.
  • Research has actually shown that decisions that are collectively agreed have a better chance of being honoured.
  • Talking through challenging problems to reach a decision can be a chance to change how you interact with each other. With time, this can minimize the stress and anxiety and anger that can sometimes occur when a relationship breaks down.
  • If you have kids, it is an opportunity to put in place an agreement that appreciates both of you as moms and dads. We can establish private parenting plans that cater to your special circumstances.
  • Mediation is a process that is committed to assisting to lower conflict to secure your children after your relationship has broken down.

How are children involved?

Household mediation is a child-focused service putting strong emphasis on the well-being of the child/children associated with separation and divorce.

The conciliator ensures that the “Voice of the Child” is brought into the mediation procedure. This is done directly or indirectly depending upon the scenarios.

How do I make an appointment for Mediation?

Both of you should contact a Legal Help Board household mediation office independently to make a consultation.

How to find a family mediation office?

There are seventeen offices nationwide, eight full-time and nine part time. There are also a variety of mediation offices situated at some District Court places.

How do I get more info?

When going through a separation or divorce, we highly recommend reading our household mediation booklet which sets out all the various elements to be thought about.

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About Mediation in WikiPedia

Mediation is a structured, interactive process where an impartial third party assists disputing parties in resolving conflict through the use of specialized communication and negotiation techniques. All participants in mediation are encouraged to actively participate in the process. Mediation is a “party-centered” process in that it is focused primarily upon the needs, rights, and interests of the parties. The mediator uses a wide variety of techniques to guide the process in a constructive direction and to help the parties find their optimal solution. A mediator is facilitative in that she/he manages the interaction between parties and facilitates open communication. Mediation is also evaluative in that the mediator analyzes issues and relevant norms (“reality-testing”), while refraining from providing prescriptive advice to the parties (e.g., “You should do… .”).

Mediation, as used in law, is a form of alternative dispute resolution resolving disputes between two or more parties with concrete effects. Typically, a third party, the mediator, assists the parties to negotiate a settlement. Disputants may mediate disputes in a variety of domains, such as commercial, legal, diplomatic, workplace, community, and family matters.

The term “mediation” broadly refers to any instance in which a third party helps others reach an agreement. More specifically, mediation has a structure, timetable, and dynamics that “ordinary” negotiation lacks. The process is private and confidential, possibly enforced by law. Participation is typically voluntary. The mediator acts as a neutral third party and facilitates rather than directs the process. Mediation is becoming a more peaceful and internationally accepted solution to end the conflict. Mediation can be used to resolve disputes of any magnitude.

The term “mediation,” however, due to language as well as national legal standards and regulations is not identical in content in all countries but rather has specific connotations, and there are some differences between Anglo-Saxon definitions and other countries, especially countries with a civil, statutory law tradition.

Mediators use various techniques to open, or improve, dialogue and empathy between disputants, aiming to help the parties reach an agreement. Much depends on the mediator’s skill and training. As the practice gained popularity, training programs, certifications, and licensing followed, which produced trained and professional mediators committed to the discipline.

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