Does family mediation remove the need court or solicitor involvement? - National Family Mediation

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Family mediation does not totally remove the need for solicitors.

The process can work well in various circumstances. And this includes where each person wants to use a solicitor to give relevant advice between mediation sessions.  

When agreement is reached in family mediation a solicitor can look at what you’ve agreed. Then they can put this into a binding legal document called a Consent Order.

The Consent Order will then need to be ratified by a family court. 

If you do not use a solicitor the Court will help finalise your agreements in a Consent Order. 

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