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Fully Mediated Parenting Plans
All agreements can be made legally binding in a Child Arrangements Order by consent.
- Average cost of a divorce in the UK is £14,651. We will keep more money in your pocket.
- We are the top-rated family mediation service in the UK. We will use all our experience to help you.
- Your agreement can be made legally binding through us – and for a fixed fee
- 90% of our clients go on to reach an agreement – the national average is just 74%
You also get
- Excellent and realistic legal advice on your case at a fixed fee
- All our family mediation fees are fixed from £130 per person per hour – You don’t need to prove income or pay more for out of hours appointments
- Fully Regulated & Insured Family Mediation Service. Many amicable divorce services are unfortunately unregulated.
- We are a multi award-winning Family Mediation Service (UK Business Awards 2021 /BizX 2022)
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We help over 90% of clients reach an agreement through our tried and tested progressive mediation method.
Your mediation sessions – which can all be held online – follow a tried and tested method of dispute resolution to help you reach an agreement. It works in 9 out of 10 cases.
Progressive mediation is a method of family mediation that promotes a focus from both parties to reach an agreement, reducing the number of mediation sessions you may need and ultimately reducing friction between those involved.
We know family mediation works in most situations because we have successfully helped over 6000 clients to date. Mediation can save you time, money and stress. Divorce or separation is hard, but reaching an agreement shouldn’t be. Get in touch today to find out how we can help with your specific situation.
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Mediation is always a voluntary process, although the courts can and will look at the conduct of both parties before and during the court proceedings. An important part of this conduct is showing you have acted reasonably and attempted alternate forms of dispute resolution, such as family mediation and followed court protocols.
If there is one subject that causes the most controversy in agreeing financial arrangements as part of a divorce, it is perhaps the matter of spousal maintenance. And there is a lot of confusion around when it should be considered; how much should be paid and for how long. In addition to this the advice given by solicitors can vary remarkably on this subject.
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t is a key principle of family law that, in most situations, a child’s best interests are served by maintaining a good, close and loving relationship with both sets of parents following a divorce or separation. Simply put, children of separated parents have a right to be able to spend time with both parents. It is important for the children that parents agree…
You may have noticed that Mediate UK’s tag line is “Find Your Future.” This is because our service is all about helping our clients agree a fair financial settlement on divorce or separation that puts the needs of any dependent children first whilst focusing on both your future needs.
Family Mediation can help you resolve your issues on parenting, property and finance when you are going through a divorce or separation. But many people do not know what to expect from separation or divorce mediation and there is still confusion on what Family Mediation in the UK actually entails. Here we provide our 8 tips on mediation for divorce…
The scenario is a common one. Your ex has moved out of the house but they believe it is ok to still come and go as they please. They may still have possessions at the house that they want access to, or they will turn up unannounced to see the children. Sometimes if they still have a key…
If you are going through a divorce or separation and you have issues that need to be resolved on your parenting arrangements, financial agreement or property matters you will probably find yourself needing to attend a MIAM (Mediation information and assessment meeting…
Since April 2014 it has been compulsory to at least consider Family Mediation by way of attending a MIAM meeting. A MIAM stands for Mediation Information & Assessment Meeting. An accredited family mediator will explain what mediation involves and will decide if your case is suitable for mediation…
Grandparents can find themselves ostracised and left very much on the outside of the family, when their children get a divorce or their relationship falls apart and there are grandchildren involved. When this happens, not many grandparents know their options. Take a look at the ultimate guide to grandparent rights below to answer all your questions…
A parenting plan is an agreement you and the other person (or people) with parental responsibility put together when you are living separately. You don’t have to have a parenting plan in place but many separated parents find it helpful to have some agreement to fall back on should issues arise and to align their hopes for their children…
Do you fancy a career change in 2021? Due to an exciting expansion project, Mediate UK are now looking for Self-Employed Family Mediators to join our busy and progressive Family Mediation Service. Are you considering a new career as a Family Mediator? Or maybe you are an existing mediator looking…
When looking for a divorce mediation service, the best place to start is with a personal recommendation from someone you trust, who has previously used the mediator and they have had a really good experience. But you may not know someone such as this, so here we answer the important…
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I founded the company in 2010 following my own difficult divorce and I knew there must be a better way to manage a separation or divorce. Over 6000 clients later we have a tried and tested method of family mediation and we would love to help you find your future today.
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Our team are committed to trying to help clients at what can be a very difficult time in their lives. Our numbers have grown from just 1 person in 2011 to 23 people – all working towards the goal of helping you find your future.
Belinda runs Mediate UK and is based in our Bracknell Head Office
Ian is a PPC, an accredited family mediator and is qualified in the direct consultation of children. He covers our Surrey branches. He is a member of the Family Mediator’s Association and acts as the trainer for the business.
Jess heads up our marketing for Mediate UK and also works in our busy head office.
Rikki works in our head office and heads up our Business Support Team.
Chloe is a former solicitor and accredited family mediator, PPC and child inclusive mediator. She covers Hampshire and Surrey areas.
Tamsin is an accredited family mediator with the FMA and a child inclusive mediator. She has a CILEX diploma specialising in family law and covers our Surrey branches.
Emma is a non-practising family solicitor and trained mediator. She covers our South East branches.
Julia is a trained family mediator and works full time for Mediate UK. She covers all our branches in Kent.
Rachel is a trained family mediator and also qualified as a Sports and Remedial Massage Therapist. She covers all our branches in the East Midlands.
Chris is an accredited family mediator and covers our London branches.
Penny is a trained family mediator and counsellor. She looks after both our branches in the Nottingham area.
Beverley is a trained family mediator and has worked as a family solicitor. Beverley has also previously worked for Relate as a counsellor. She also has achieved a BA (honours) in law.
Emily is a trained family mediator and covers all our branches in Hertford.
Neil covers our Bracknell Branch. Before becoming a mediator, he spent 20 years dealing with many high conflict situations.
Anna has an extensive background in administration and works in our busy Head Office.
Leeying has a degree in social anthropology and speaks four languages. She works in our busy head office.
Daniel works in our head office and is great with all things IT.
Amber looks after all our contracts and legal needs. She also pays all the bills!
Danielle is responsible for our HR department. She has a degree in psychology.
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