Privacy

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Celebrities,(particularly those whose fame seems to stem from nothing more than them having once been in the public eye and then managing to stay there for no apparent good reason), court publicity, even if it is just the trailing of selected titbits in … Continued

Teeth

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The new form FM1 was of course issued on the 1st December. Revised guidance has been sent to court staff as to the expectation when an application is issued in family proceedings. This is all intended to give teeth to the … Continued

Mediation Information and Assessment Meetings (MIAM’s)

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The government, following its aim to encourage all people intending to apply to court about children and/or money in family proceedings (except where specific exemptions apply), to consider alternatives to court, in particular mediation, has issued a new FM1 as at … Continued

We won’t agree, so why bother?

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I wouldn’t be rich, but I could afford an excellent night out or maybe even a weekend away if I had a pound for every time that a potential mediation client has told me that they know what the other person … Continued

It’s not all over

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More and more people are acting for themselves on divorce. Even more are likley to do so once public funding (legal aid) effectively ends for most divorcing people next year. It is a concern that lots of those people may think that, once … Continued