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Family Law Awards fundraising drive raises £4K for National Family Mediation

Funds will be used to publish Parenting Plan booklets and to pay for consultations  Generous guests at this year’s Family [...]

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Dispute Resolution Consultation Closure

The window of opportunity to submit evidence as part of the Government’s Dispute Resolution in England and Wales consultation has [...]

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Christmas Survival Guide for Separated Families

The festive season is drawing closer and for many, the run-up to the big day is filled with cheerful anticipation [...]

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The financial impact of divorce or separation

There are many instances where we generally feel less numerate and financially savvy and we are bombarded with information about [...]

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NFM Vacancy : Training & Development Specialist

NFM are recruiting for a passionate and dedicated Training & Development Specialist to work with our training team and lead [...]

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Mandatory mediation debate to resurface amidst government dispute resolution consultation

In March the government launched what was then widely publicised as a ‘temporary’ voucher scheme designed to improve the take-up [...]

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Why NFM Supports The Build Back Childhood Campaign

NFM is proud to support the Children’s Commissioner and the National Children's Bureau in their #BuildBackChildhood campaign - a plea [...]

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Back-to-school : September signals soaring demand for unhappy couples’ dispute resolution

As September dawns, dispute resolution specialists across England and Wales are getting ready for an upturn in demand as disillusioned [...]

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Ministry of Justice announce major call for evidence on dispute resolution

A major call for evidence has been launched by the Government, seeking views on the best ways to settle family, [...]

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Post-Separation – Use the ‘ABC’ of post-separation parenting

Now the long school summer holiday has arrived, and traditional tensions rise between separated couples, parents should adopt an ABC [...]

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Will government vouchers prove a game-changer for family mediation?

Will government vouchers prove a game-changer for family mediation? Asks CEO of National Family Mediation, Jane Robey. Writing in Family [...]

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Professional international collaboration should be here to stay

International collaboration and sharing of best family law practice is here to stay, says CEO of National Family Mediation, Jane [...]

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Fair Shares project

Call for volunteers to take part in large scale study of divorce money arrangements

‘Fair Shares’ is a large-scale study of financial arrangements on divorce, which began early in 2021. Over the summer the [...]

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Sharing family mediation best practice across three nations

Scores of family mediators from the UK, USA and Ukraine joined an innovative online free training event. ‘Financial issues in [...]

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New online support for children & young people

New online material for children and young people forms a key part of the brand new website just launched by [...]

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Solving co-parenting dilemmas for separated families as the summer holiday looms

Uncertainty about how summer holidays might shape up this year means separated families should consider making flexible written parenting plans [...]

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What about children in separated families who want to hug BOTH their parents?

As hugs return to our lives, a leading national charity is urging separated families to ensure the children get the [...]

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#ChildrenAtTheHeart

Government rethink needed over recovery plans for young people

National Family Mediation is one of over 140 organisations that have signed a joint statement calling on the government to [...]

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