Solicitors referrals
News
Blog
Careers with us
Mediation reading list
Mediation jargon simplified
Moving on after mediation
Same sex couples
Extended family mediation
Testimonials and Feedback
Fees information
London Mediation Group
Divorce Survival Experts
Contact us
Austin Chessell
07920 445832
 
Massy Ellesmere
07518 293129
 
email
info@famia.co.uk
facebook twitter
Family Mediators Association
Resolution - First For Family Law

group

How can an agreement reached in mediation become legally binding?


Once you have reached an outcome, the mediator will draw up what has been agreed between you in a comprehensive document (memorandum of understanding). This document can form the basis of a financial settlement. We prepare a summary of your finances known as the financial summary. These are not legally binding agreements.

You need to take the memorandum of understanding and the financial summary to a solicitor to create a document called a consent order. This has to be signed before being sent to Court for approval. Once approved by the court the order is then legally binding.

Do we need to instruct a solicitor ?


You are free to seek legal advice at any given time.

You may want to see a solicitor before the mediation process starts, to know where you stand legally. Also as mediation progresses there may be certain points at which you want to seek the advice of a solicitor.

Copyright © Family Mediation In Action - Specialist Family Mediators covering the Inner and Greater London areas
web design by Betelguise Web Design | sitemap