Archive of: 2011
The government’s recent legal aid proposals published in the Family Justice Review have emphasized the requirement for all Clients contemplating Family Court proceedings to be assessed for their suitability for mediation.
Without couples willing to find a more civilised way of resolving issues on separation and divorce, there would be no mediation and no collaborative law. That there is, bears testament to many couples who are prepared to try an approach that really values what they have to say and what matters to them most.
In the last few months there has been much discussion in the news about Family Mediation with the likely requirement being that from April 2011, anyone wishing to commence Family Court proceedings will be required to attend a Family Mediation information and assessment meeting.