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Mediation for separated couples- a waste of time?

Since 22 April 2014, attendance at Mediation Information and Assessment Meetings (MIAMs) has been compulsory before separating couples can apply for a court order in respect of finances of the marriage in divorce proceedings. A MIAM is an introductory meeting to find out how mediation works,...

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Divorce

How to Make Divorce Less Painful

Divorce can be an extremely painful and stressful time for a family, but there are steps you can take to help avoid additional strain.  We have prepared this helpful guide to give you some tips on how to make separation and divorce easier for all involved. Avoid court if possible A courtroom can...

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Separation

What is a Separated Parent Information Programme (SPIP)?

Within Children Act proceedings, the Court will often make an Order that both parents attend a Separated Parent Information Programme. What is it and what does it involve? A Separated Parent Information Programme is a course focused on the needs of children in families that are going through or...

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