What is a Mediation Information and Assessment Meeting?

What is a Mediation Information and Assessment Meeting?

What is a Mediation Information and Assessment Meeting? How do we start to have the difficult conversation about separating or divorcing?  What do we do?  Where do we go?  What about our children? These are immediate and important questions for many separating...
Record-breaking divorce?

Record-breaking divorce?

Record-breaking divorce? The High Court in London is set to hear what could be the highest value divorce case the English courts have ever seen. Natalia Potanina has commenced divorce proceedings in England having lived in London for the past several years. Her former...
Will pre-nuptial housing take off?

Will pre-nuptial housing take off?

Will pre-nuptial housing take off? In 2016, a Dutch design and engineering firm, Studio OBA, has revealed its design of a floating house which can divide into two parts if a couple breaks up. They are calling the concept “prenuptial housing”. The creator, Omar Kbiri,...
Coercive and Controlling Behaviour – an ugly modern day phenomenon

Coercive and Controlling Behaviour – an ugly modern day phenomenon

Coercive and Controlling Behaviour – an ugly modern day phenomenon I sat down with interest to watch the short film ‘I am Nicola’ on Channel Four last week. Since controlling and coercive behaviour was made a criminal offence on the 29th December 2015, after spending...
Myths surrounding family mediation

Myths surrounding family mediation

Myths surrounding family mediation There is some confusion about what family mediation is and what it can be used for. This article will look at some of the myths and misconceptions surrounding family mediation. Mediation is not a therapy sessionThe role of the...