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2nd August 2017

Separation and divorce in later life

Separating at any time of life can be a very difficult process however in later life it can feel as though you are more vulnerable as your financial security is threatened. Those separating in their 30s, 40s and 50s have the benefit of time to go out and earn an income to provide for their continue reading…

13th July 2016

Getting Married Abroad: What To Be Aware Of

An increasing number of couples are slashing their wedding costs by marrying abroad in most cases this can take a lot of stress out of the big day however it is always as well to check all the formalities required in the country where you are intending to tie the knot. Some countries have different continue reading…

11th July 2016

When is a marriage not a marriage?

This may seem like an unusual question however some couples who choose to have a religious ceremony at their place of worship may in fact not be legally married if there is either no Registrar from the Registry Office present or the place of worship is not a registered place of worship. If the marriage continue reading…

4th July 2016

Brexit – time for Mediation?

On the 24th June, we woke to learn that the British public had decided that the 40 year relationship with the European Union was to come to an end, citing irreconcilable differences. The United Kingdom wants out much to the shock of its partners. Now we’re in a state of limbo, do our politicians play continue reading…

15th January 2016

Day 10 New Year Resolution – Problems with contact? Next Steps.

Did this Christmas and New Year you have the stress and arguments with the Dad or Mum of your children about who was going to have the children which day of the Christmas and New Year period?  Make it your New Year Resolution to use our mediation services to come to an agreement about how continue reading…

7th November 2013

Family Legal Aid Cuts Cause Reduction in Mediation

The legal aid changes in April did not impact the legal aid available for mediation. However, the numbers of separated couples going to mediation has dropped drastically since the new rules came into force.  Following the legal aid cuts, the number of people eligible for legal aid from a solicitor in family matters reduced significantly. continue reading…