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We recognise that when relationships break down, emotions can run high and trying to solve the issues that frequently arise can be very difficult. Going to court can be very expensive, risky and time-consuming. Alternative methods of resolving difficulties and disputes do exist, however.
Our experienced Family Law team includes members who are fully trained and qualified mediators and collaborative law experts, who can offer a choice of dispute management services:
For further information or to talk to someone about family mediation or collaborative law, please call a Family Law team member in the office nearest you.
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Blake Morgan’s family law practice has been recognised as one of the UK’s leading teams in its field.
Blake Morgan’s Farhana Shahzady, a partner in the firm’s family law team, has been appointed to Resolution’s National Committee.
As part of Family Mediation Week, our previous blog looked at how a family consultant can provide support during mediation, but how can an IFA be used in mediation sessions?
There are not many occasions in a mediation where I hesitate to say that mediations are conducted in the "shadow of the court". However, I must admit to some discomfort over pensions.
Many years ago the court used to get involved in every case where there were children and their parents were divorcing. Are we currently in that position with referrals to mediation?
Whilst there is a clear distinction between the role played by a solicitor and by a mediator, there are a number of ways in which the two roles complement each other.
Our Family mediation team have complied a helpful list of resources that can help children and young people going through separation and divorce in the family.
The phrase 'parental responsibility' encompasses the rights, duties, powers, responsibility and authorities which by law a parent has in relation to their child.
Under a surrogacy arrangement, one woman carries and gives birth to a child for the benefit of another. The most common arrangement is for the surrogate mother to be artificially inseminated by the male partner of the commissioning parents.
Successful mediation between a team member and the management at a veterinary practice.
Successful mediation between the new Head of Department and a long-serving Teacher within that department at the school.
An example of how mediation helped a separating couple reach an agreement on their settlement.