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CORONAVIRUS: What it means for Family law firms

CORONAVIRUS: What it means for Family law firms

On 23 March 2020, Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced a national lockdown ordering people to stay at home except for a limited set of purposes. It was announced that these measures are in place for at least three weeks and they will be reviewed afterwards, where...

Children Mediation Example

Children Mediation Example

A lot of my children mediation clients now have an international element to their situation. I have worked with families where they have relocated with the children to America, Australia and Asia after the separation or divorce. In these types of situations, it was...

Family Mediation Financial Example

Family Mediation Financial Example

A married couple came to mediation as they had spent tens of thousands of pounds on legal fees and Court hearings costs and wanted to avoid the further legal costs of a final hearing. In this case they had multiple properties. The properties had already been valued,...

Mediating With Children

Mediating With Children

Some of my experiences of mediating with childrenI have trained to mediate with children (Child-Inclusive Mediation) with the Family Mediators Association. If both parents agree and the child wants to be part of Family Mediation they should have a voice in Mediation....

How can I prepare myself to get ready for Family Mediation?

How can I prepare myself to get ready for Family Mediation?

Austin Chessell joined London Family Solicitor in October 2019. Below are Austin’s top 10 tips on how to get ready for Family Mediation. 1. If financial matters are discussed in Family Mediation start collecting your financial disclosure now. Pension documents can...

Financial Provision for Children Part 1: Statutory Child Maintenance

Financial Provision for Children Part 1: Statutory Child Maintenance

Whatever their marital status, parents have a responsibility to provide for their children financially. At times, steps need to be taken to ensure that a parent meets this obligation; particularly where one parent does not reside with their child and is not managing...

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