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Mediation on the up

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The Ministry of Justice has published legal aid statistics for April to June 2015, which show that over the last year the public appetite for family mediation is increasing. Mediation take-up for those entitled to legal aid and their former partners has gone up by a third compared to the same time in 2014. The Ministry of Justice suggests that this may show that a greater number of MIAMs – Mediation Information and (legal aid) Assessment Meetings – are leading to more people giving mediation a go than since before legal aid was removed from most family court proceedings. The statistics…

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Getting the best out of family mediation

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Here at CFLP we offer clients a choice of process to bring about a resolution of their dispute: using the court, negotiation, collaborative law or family mediation. As regular readers will know, the government has expressed its intention to put family mediation at the heart of its new vision for family justice,and our own experience suggests that more people are turning to mediators to assist them to work out their own answers to the problems they face. Family mediation can help people talk together to investigate options for moving forward in any kind of family dispute, about children or property or finances….

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