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Collaborative Law In A Nutshell

Posted on May 7, 2014 - Filed Under Changes through divorce and seperation, Children in Divorce, Christmas Tips, Contact Matters, Dealing with Financial changes, Dealing With Step Families, Divorce, Divorce Tips, Effect of divorce on children, Family Mediation, Helping children through divorce & seperation, Legal Updates, Mother's day tips for separated Mums and Dads, Relationship, Surviving Divorce, Therapy, Tips on dealing with children, Tips on dealing with separation and Divorce, Tips on parenting, Tools helping you through seperation / divorce, Uncategorized | Leave a Comment

What is Collaborative Law? Each person who has decided to separate or divorce in the Collaborative Law process has their own solicitor where meetings take place in the same room with the aim of resolving everything face to face. I find this works better than correspondence and allows the process to cover a lot more […]

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Austin Chessell looks at some of the main principles of the law on International Relocation and discusses how parents can use them in family mediation as an alternative to going to court to help them shape their own agreement on whether relocation with children should take place

Posted on May 7, 2014 - Filed Under Changes through divorce and seperation, Children in Divorce, Christmas Tips, Contact Matters, Dealing with Financial changes, Dealing With Step Families, Divorce, Divorce Tips, Effect of divorce on children, Family Mediation, Helping children through divorce & seperation, Legal Updates, Mother's day tips for separated Mums and Dads, Relationship, Surviving Divorce, Therapy, Tips on dealing with children, Tips on dealing with separation and Divorce, Tips on parenting, Tools helping you through seperation / divorce, Uncategorized | Leave a Comment

With the growth in cheap flights and increasing employment prospects arising from globalisation it is becoming more common for separated parents to consider permanently relocating abroad and wanting to take their children with them. Consent needs to be given by the non-relocating parent for the relocation to take place which is rarely easy to obtain […]

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Working with other Collaborative Law Experts during the Collaborative Law Process

Posted on May 7, 2014 - Filed Under Changes through divorce and seperation, Children in Divorce, Christmas Tips, Contact Matters, Dealing with Financial changes, Dealing With Step Families, Divorce, Divorce Tips, Effect of divorce on children, Family Mediation, Helping children through divorce & seperation, Legal Updates, Mother's day tips for separated Mums and Dads, Relationship, Surviving Divorce, Therapy, Tips on dealing with children, Tips on dealing with separation and Divorce, Tips on parenting, Tools helping you through seperation / divorce, Uncategorized | Leave a Comment

When I started working in Family Law in 2005 I would regularly go to court four to five times a week. I thought that there must be a better way to achieve family outcomes as a lot of the clients who obtained a court order were not happy with the order and wanted to return […]

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What steps can I take to preserve my marriage and if I decide to divorce what are my options?

Posted on May 7, 2014 - Filed Under Changes through divorce and seperation, Children in Divorce, Christmas Tips, Contact Matters, Dealing with Financial changes, Dealing With Step Families, Divorce, Divorce Tips, Effect of divorce on children, Family Mediation, Helping children through divorce & seperation, Legal Updates, Mother's day tips for separated Mums and Dads, Relationship, Surviving Divorce, Therapy, Tips on dealing with children, Tips on dealing with separation and Divorce, Tips on parenting, Tools helping you through seperation / divorce, Uncategorized | Leave a Comment

If you are undecided whether to commence divorce proceedings you may want to meet with a counsellor of therapist for example Relate (http://www.relate.org.uk/home/index.html) who can diagnose why arguments or differences may have come to light and help you plan to overcome this. Deciding to divorce can have deep impacts on the couple, children and wider […]

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“Quickie Divorce”

Posted on July 20, 2012 - Filed Under Uncategorized | Leave a Comment

We are constantly bombarded in the press with stories about celebs getting divorced. This month is no exception with the breaking news about Katie Holmes deciding to divorce Tom Cruise. The general public always seem fascinated with following the highs and lows of the lives of celebrities. Seeing them deal with births, deaths, marriages and […]

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Solicitors Journal Article – Family Mediation & Divorce Update April 2012

Posted on July 20, 2012 - Filed Under Uncategorized | Leave a Comment

A year after the Ministry of Justice introduced mediation as an integral part of certain divorce proceedings, Austin Chessell reflects on his experience in practice Twelve months have passed since mediation information assessment meetings (MIAMs) were introduced on 6 April 2011, during which time FAMIA has seen more than 90 privately funded clients for children […]

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What is the impact of divorce on the school aged child and teenagers?

Posted on December 7, 2011 - Filed Under Divorce, Uncategorized | Leave a Comment

Elaine Halligan is a parenting specialist and corporate speaker with The Parent Practice and has had 8 years experience working with parents to ensure they have the skills and strategies to bring out the best in their children and ensure they survive and flourish in a post divorce world. How children respond to family separation […]

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You Will Always Be A Family….To Your Children

Posted on November 4, 2011 - Filed Under Divorce Tips, Uncategorized | 1 Comment

Relations may still be very strained with your ex after a difficult separation and messy divorce. You still feel very bitter towards them and would prefer not to have to set eyes on them ever again. All of which is totally understandable. However, you have children together. For this reason, like it or not, your […]

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What is the impact of divorce on the school aged child and teenagers?

Posted on October 22, 2011 - Filed Under Divorce Tips, Uncategorized | 1 Comment

Elaine Halligan is a parenting specialist and corporate speaker with The Parent Practice and has had 8 years experience working with parents to ensure they have the skills and strategies to bring out the best in their children and ensure they survive and flourish in a post divorce world. How children respond to family separation […]

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Reaching a fair financial agreement in divorce – some advice and support by Paul Gorman

Posted on October 6, 2011 - Filed Under Divorce, Uncategorized | 1 Comment

At a time in one’s life of significant emotional upheaval, it can be all too easy to ignore or put to one side matters relating to money. This can be especially the case if you’ve had little or no prior involvement with the household finances. As difficult as it can be to focus on money […]

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