It’s likely that you have come to this site because you are in the process of parting, or at least dealing with, the consequences of separation. Many people experience an immense sense of confusion, loss and uncertainty as to what to do next.
Both the government and courts believe the best way to sort out disputes is by family mediation.
Through family mediation we will help you both come to the decisions that need to be made so that you can both get on with your lives. We are here to help make the process as painless as possible and ensure the best outcome in the future for you and your family.
Family mediation is very much about looking forward – how you can move on from your current situation. It is not couples counselling or therapy, but does help you resolve your issues in a quick, calm, less stressful, less costly and an effective manner. Your parenting or financial agreement can be made legally binding with a consent order or child arrangement order .
Family mediation replaces the need for going to court to help sort out parenting, financial or property disputes.
Mediation is a confidential and structured process where an impartial person (the mediator) helps two or more people, or groups of people, to discuss and resolve disputes.
UK Online Mediation uses a seven stage, tried, tested and proved method to resolve workplace, team, neighbour or family conflicts in an amicable and cost effective way.
Mediation is future focussed process where you decide on the outcome. It is quicker and cheaper than any court procedure.
The mediator will guide you and give you equal opportunity to talk and listen. He will be there to help you communicate with each other and give you the best chance to find a solution. Information may be given but the solutions, decisions and agreements reached will be yours. It saves money, time and stress.
Let us show you how to take away that stress, expense, and distraction of having to deal with unresolved conflict.
Overall, mediation provides a less stressful and less costly experience for all parties involved.
At UK Online Mediation the mediators are trained in general mediation and family mediation. General mediation being for workplace, neighbor and community disputes. Family mediation for couple separation and divorce disputes.
After 22nd April 2014 before making an application to the Court in family matters involving both children and finance, you must have attended a Mediation Information and Assessment Meeting (MIAM) unless certain specific and limited exemptions apply. The Government has done this because they believe it is better for people to make their own arrangements and going to Court should be viewed as the last resort.
Mediation is a confidential and structured process. Initially the mediator will speak to all participants individually to discover the main concerns. Then the participants are brought together in mediation for a facilitated future focussed discussion to find options and solutions.
At UK Online Mediation all mediators are future focussed and will help you with disputes and conflicts where it has been difficult to achieve a solution. All mediations are conducted online making it easier for all involved. er to this item.
Mediation is suitable for all conflicts and disputes where a solution is requires but has not been achieved. In areas of life such as workplace disputes, neighbour disputes, health authority disputes, university disputes and many more.
If we can help you with a conflict or dispute then please contact UK Online Mediation via the online contact request form. On receiving that form we will contact you within two working days. If both participants are available the conflict or dispute could be resolved within fourteen days.
Yes. Just fill in the contact form and we will contact you as soon as possible and give you an opportunity to speak to a mediator free of charge for a consultation up to 30 minutes.
It is time effective for all parties do not have to travel to an office. It is cheaper as the hire of a space is not necessary. It may feel safer for participants as they are physically separated by different location. In certain cases face to face mediation can be arranged.
The mediator will guide and give information but not tell you what to do. The options and solutions are found by you the participants.
Family mediation process flowchart.