Family Mediation Week

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The first ever family mediation week, which is sponsored by the Family Mediators Association, is almost upon us. Next week is supposed to be divorce week. The fallacy that Christmas makes couples divorce persists, as if people in committed relationships throw … Continued

Welcome FMCA

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There is at long last a universal badge  mark for all family mediators which is recognized by and applied across all the member organisations which make up the Family Mediation Council. In fact that badge mark has been available for the … Continued

What Clients Expect

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If you have worked in a business providing professional services as I did for 30 years as a solicitor, the twin arts of managing, whilst meeting, client expectations should be second nature. Indeed most legal practices aspire to exceeding client … Continued

Children to have a Voice

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The government’s response to the Voice of the Child Dispute Resolution Advisory Group report has now been published, as indeed has the report itself. One recommendation is that all children, certainly over 10, should be entitled to be heard when … Continued

Mediation comes of age

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Coming of age always brings with it, not just freedoms, but a raft of responsibilities- being grown up indeed. I guess that that is why Peter Pan didn’t want to grow up. I was at a Family Mediators Association board … Continued