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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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New Film Helps Put Children First

We love this video created by Resolution to help separating parents think of the needs, thoughts and behaviour of their children. A must watch for any parents who are splitting up.  

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Claire Appointed to Family Justice Council

A family law specialist, mediator and founder of Portsmouth firm, Mediation Now, has been appointed to the Family Justice Council. With a career in family law of over 25 years, membership to the Law Society’s Family Panel, accreditation in cohabitation and children law, and qualifications in mediation, collaborative law and arbitration, it has been announced […]

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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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Joining the Call for No Fault Divorce

We’ve written to MPs where we live and work about No Fault Divorce… Dear Mr Alan Mak MP I work in your constituency and am a family lawyer and mediator who is a member of Resolution, the association of family law professionals. I am writing to encourage you to attend a Parliamentary Briefing organised by Resolution on the […]

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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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Lynn Celebrates Law Society Accreditation

There was cause for celebration at Portsmouth’s leading mediation firm, ‘Mediation Now’, when its latest recruit, Lynn Jackson, received notification from the Law Society that she has now been recognised as a fully accredited Mediator. With a 25 year career in the legal profession and over a decade specialising in family law, Lynn Jackson completed […]

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Top 5 Summer Tips for Separated Parents

School’s out and with weeks of freedom ahead of them, children are excited with what the summer holidays have in store. For parents, however, it can be a very different story.  The financial pressures of keeping children entertained, juggling work life with childcare and trying to make sure that all relatives have the opportunity to […]

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