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Mediation V Court

Thursday 25th January 2018

COST Mediation: is a much more cost effective way to resolve a dispute. The role of a good mediator is to get you to an agreement as quickly as possible, thereby avoiding the need for endless sessions of mediation. Court: is very expensive and will easily run into the…

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5 Tips For Couples Who Have Decided To Separate

Friday 27th October 2017

1. Remember that your partner might not be on the same page as you. You may have decided that you want to separate a long time ago but that's not necessarily the case…

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How Does Your Mediator Add Value?

Monday 9th October 2017
Guest post by Bernard Morrow - Morrow Mediation

Most of us don't go to the symphony to watch the conductor or to a sporting event to see the referees in…

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What are the benefits of family mediation?

Wednesday 27th September 2017

For people that have decided to separate, divorce or are trying to deal with changes in family relationships, mediation is an invaluable tool in helping to reach an agreement. Mediators are trained to help…

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How Do I Resolve a Dispute with my Builder or any other Tradesman?

Thursday 14th September 2017

If you have had any work carried out at your home and there is a problem which has been caused by the tradesman, you are entitled…

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High Hedge Disputes and How to Resolve Them Successfully

Friday 1st September 2017

In this article, we are going to look at the problematic subject of high hedges and what you can do to resolve disputes on this subject. There is no doubt that this is an…

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A real life example of why you must try mediation.

Friday 25th August 2017

Jack and Jill were a couple: they were young, inexperienced and na├»ve, yet despite the difficulties and challenges in their relationship, they were doing pretty well - Jack had a…

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How neighbour disputes can get out of hand.

Wednesday 16th August 2017

Dealing with nuisance neighbours can take over your life. Whether the dispute is over noise, boundaries, kids or shared access to driveways,…

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Mediation or meditation?

Wednesday 9th August 2017

After asking anyone who stood still for long enough, 'what is mediation?' it has become apparent that most people do not really know what mediation is. It is also apparent that if that question is searched online, the answer is likely to include a list of…

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Is separation, divorce and dissolution, the same for same sex couples as it is for straight couples?

Saturday 5th August 2017

Research surrounding the breakdown of relationships, indicates that same sex couples are as likely or perhaps slightly less likely, to terminate their relationships when compared with heterosexual couples. Various studies have indicated that when it comes to ending a relationship,…

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European Code of Conduct for Mediators

Tuesday 25th July 2017

The European Code of Conduct for Mediators sets out the following principles: 1. COMPETENCE AND APPOINTMENT OF MEDIATORS 1.1 Competence Mediators shall be competent and knowledgeable in the process of mediation. Relevant factors shall include proper training and continuous updating of their education and practice in mediation skills, having regard to any…

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Is mediation effective?

Wednesday 28th June 2017

Mediation is a form of dispute resolution (ADR) that is actively encouraged by the courts as a way of settling disputes rather than going through formal and expensive court proceedings. It is often preferred by disputing parties as a much more efficient form of dispute resolution, reducing stress, time…

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