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ExpressFM Coronavirus Special

Our Director, Claire Webb, was invited onto Express FM’s weekly ‘Coronavirus Special’ to talk about how relationships and families have been impacted by the COVID-19 Lockdown. Mediation Now · Express FM Coronavirus Special 01-07-2020

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Coronavirus update

The current coronavirus situation makes life more difficult at a time when you might already be experiencing stress resulting from a separation or family problem. We are following the guidance issued by the Government. We know that our clients might not wish to have a delay in their case, and we will work around you […]

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Private Hearings for Financial Disputes

Sorting out money and assets such as property can be the most arduous and time-consuming issue for couples wishing to separate. Instead of waiting months and months for the legal system, a private company is now offering a fast-track alternative to resolution. In an ideal world, all couples looking to separate would be able to […]

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Mediation Now Offers Child Consultations

As part of national ‘Family Mediation Week’, the UK’s most progressive, legally trained mediation firm, ‘Mediation Now’ is continuing its support for children of separating parents by championing Child Consultations, and, in some circumstances, securing government funding so sessions can be free. ‘The Government’s recommendations clearly put children at the heart of the Family Justice […]

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Portsmouth Firm Shows Support for Family Mediation Week

In an effort to raise awareness of its work in helping separating couples part ways in the best interest of their families, Portsmouth firm, Mediation Now, is proud to be supporting national ‘Family Mediation Week.’ Taking place from 20-24 January 2020, Family Mediation Week aims to raise awareness of how separating couples can manage family issues […]

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How Childhood Trauma Affects Health

Childhood trauma isn’t something you just get over as you grow up. In this talk, Pediatrician Nadine Burke Harris explains that the repeated stress of abuse, neglect and parents struggling with mental health or substance abuse issues has real, tangible effects on the development of the brain. Watch it here!

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ATTENTION ALL LAWYERS

Introducing ‘Hybrid Mediation. A new and advanced ‘hybrid’ mediation model from family law association, Resolution, has been designed to involve lawyers, allowing a couple to reach an agreement in a legally supported environment.

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TOP TIPS FOR A ‘GOOD SEPARATION’

Having got through Christmas and started a brand new year, its the season when people find themselves in the difficult situation if wishing to end relationships that aren’t working and move forward with their lives. The natural instinct is to escape and run from the situation as quickly as possible. While this is understandable, when […]

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On the Airwaves for Cohabitation Week

Our Director Claire Webb was in the Express FM studios supporting the family law association Resolution’s 2017 campaign which, this year, sought to raise awareness of the legal rights of couples who choose to live together without getting married. You can listen to her interviews with Darren Gamblin about Cohabitation and Mediation Now’s growth by […]

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The ‘Common Law Myth’

”But we’ve lived together for over 20 years.” ”We’ve shared everything as a couple.” ”We are as good as married.” As the saying goes, if I had  penny for every time I heard one of these phrases or something similar fall from the open mouth of an individual who has just added shock to the […]

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