What are the benefits of mediation?

Mediation|January 21st 2019

Family Mediation Week

What are the benefits of mediation? Mediation is a voluntary process, during the course of which a totally impartial and specially trained mediator or mediators, help separating or divorcing couples to resolve issues with regard to their children, their finances and their property.

Research undertaken by the Family Mediation Counsel has shown that where couples do decide to take part in mediation, 70% of those cases result in a whole or partial agreement.

What are the benefits of mediation?

  • It avoids the conflict between parents, which is all to frequent a feature of court proceedings
  • It is quicker
  • It is cheaper
  • It encourages those taking part in mediation to make their own informed decisions as to what is best for them, their children and their families

Meet the mediators

Here at Stowe Family Law we strongly support the use of mediation when managing a relationship breakdown, and are pleased to have the following mediators in our team:

Family Mediation Week

Taking place from 20-24 January 2020, Family Mediation Week aims to raise awareness of mediation and how it can help separating families manage their issues collaboratively and productively.

You can find further information about Family Mediation Week here. 

Get in touch

If you would like to find out what the benefits of mediation are, you can find further articles here or please do contact our Client Care Team to speak to one of our specialist family lawyers here. 

This article was published early and has seen been updated.

The blog team at Stowe is a group of writers who share their advice on the wellbeing and emotional aspects of divorce or separation from personal experience. Guest contributors also regularly contribute to share their knowledge.

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