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Is mediation the same as conciliation?

Is mediation the same as conciliation?

Call: 0113 468 9593Differences between mediation and conciliation When faced with a family related dispute, our first reaction will be to resolve the problem ourselves. We might sit down, talk it through, explore ideas, and try and find a way forward. Sometimes this...

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Family mediation and same sex couples

Family mediation and same sex couples

Call: 0113 468 9593Gay men don’t mediate? Stuart Hanson is the managing partner at Direct Mediation Services. He is a winner of one of the National Mediation Awards and has served as a director of The College of Mediators. He is registered as an accredited family...

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Do I have to attend a MIAM?

Do I have to attend a MIAM?

Call: 0113 468 9593Do I have to attend a MIAM? Since 2014 it is a legal requirement to attend a Mediation Information and Assessment Meeting (MIAM) before making an application to the Court relating to a family dispute. This is to enable you to at least attempt...

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Child Custody in the UK

Child Custody in the UK

Call: 0113 468 9593Understanding child custody in the UK The majority of the cases coming for family mediation involve child arrangements. This may be relating to where children are going to live, or how often they are going to spend time with a parent and for how...

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Is family mediation free?

Is family mediation free?

Call: 0113 468 9593Can I get family mediation for free? Family mediation is a form of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR). ADR are methods that you can use to try and resolve disputes without having to go to Court. Family mediation itself involves the use of an...

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