Five Top Tips for preparing for Family Mediation

Five Top Tips for preparing for Family Mediation

Mediating your divorce or separation is an opportunity to try and settle your case without going to court. However, to be successful, you must be well prepared. Follow our FIVE TOP TIPS to help make your mediation a positive experience:- BE PREPARED Be prepared for...
No Fault Divorce

No Fault Divorce

As a member of Resolution, Evolve Family Mediation supports no fault divorce. The current law says that unless you have been separated for two years with consent, or five years without, you have to divorce on the grounds of adultery or behaviour. In 2016, the majority...
Divorce: making arrangements for your children

Divorce: making arrangements for your children

Making arrangements for your children when you are separating can be a nightmare. There are no set rules about where children should live, or how much time they should spend with the parent whom they are not living with. This means that you and your ex are free to...

My top tips for a successful mediation are:-

Be ready and don’t rush: it is important that you feel emotionally ready, and able to think rationally before you start mediation; Look forward and not back: try and focus on the future, rather than dwelling on recriminations for what has happened in the past; Be...

Divorce Selfies : Happily Divorced Couples Announce Split Online

There is a new trend, and it’s a little unexpected: divorced couples are now posting “Divorce Selfies” online using the hashtags #guesswhosdivorced or #divorceselfie. The trend highlights couples who are working really hard to make their divorce a more positive split...

3 Myths About Family Law

We search out the most common myths about family law – some of which might surprise you! Did you know that there is no such thing as a common law marriage? Read on to find out why – and what else is exposed as a myth about family law. Myth 1: That there is such a...

Family Mediation Week in the Watford Observer

We’re really pleased to be helping raise awareness of mediation as an alternative to court battles for separating couples. Many thanks to the Watford Observer who have been kind enough to run this story to help promote Family Mediation Week. The Family Mediation...

Co-parenting: How can mediation help?

Co-parenting:  How can mediation help? Here are six steps that highlight the key role that mediation plays in forming a solid and lasting co-parenting agreement. Seek help Divorce can often be a time of intense feelings for parents, and parents can, quite...

How does mediation work?

We’ve all heard about mediation, but how does mediation work? In this brief guide, we explain the process of mediation so that you get a better idea of the process that puts your family first. So: how does mediation work? The mediator initially sees the parties...