Family Mediation Week
Posted by: The Dodds Solicitors Team
Posted on: 21st January 2020
This week 20th – 24th January 2020 is Family Mediation Week.
Mediation is a conversation worth having.
John Taylor, chair of the Family Mediation Council said ‘it is not surprising that so many people who attend a first meeting with a mediator chose to go on to mediate. The meeting (sometimes called a Mediation Information and Assessment meeting, or MIAM) provides people with an opportunity to find out what family mediation is, how it might work for them and the practicalities and costs involved, as well as the alternatives if they choose not to mediate. Once people realise that family mediation is less expensive than being represented in court proceedings, as well as being less stressful and quicker than the court process, most realise it is a conversation worth having.’
Our Family Mediator Ashwin Topiwala agrees, saying ‘Mediation is hugely successful and less costly than going to Court. It allows you to take control of your own decision making, rather than a Judge or Tribunal hearing making those decisions for you.’
To find out more about how family mediation can help you and your family, contact Ashwin Topiwala on 0116 262 8596 or email Ashwin.firstname.lastname@example.org