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Family Dispute Resolution

Resolution, a national group representing family law firms and professionals, will be holding its third Family Dispute Resolution Week between 24 and 28 November. The goal of Family Dispute Resolution Week is to encourage couples who are going through separation or divorce to explore the...

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Is Family Mediation Expensive?

As a qualified solicitor, I am acutely aware of the fact that high conflict disputes about finances and/or children’s arrangements as part of a divorce or separation can be incredibly expensive. I sometimes feel that asking “How much does a divorce cost?” is essentially the same as asking...

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Should Family Mediation Be Compulsory?

On 6th April 2011 new rules were introduced by the Government that were meant to ensure that family mediation was considered before making a court application for most general family law matters that it had not been possible for the parties to reach agreements about between themselves, including in ...

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Is There An Alternative To Going To Court To Get Divorced?

Alternative divorce options for separating couples, which avoid undertaking prolonged, expensive and, often, emotionally draining, court processes are actively encouraged by Resolution, the family lawyers association. The national organisation, which is committed to the constructive resolution of...

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