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Start summer holiday parenting arrangements now

Easter holiday parenting arrangements were a struggle as a separated parent. So think ahead now to the summer... Staff at [...]

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Reducing the multi-billion pound bill for badly managed divorce

Legislative delays to 'no fault divorce' caused by Brexit must not stop tens of thousands of couples who want to [...]

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UK’s EU divorce must not delay ‘no fault’ law

Arguments about the process underpinning the UK’s ‘divorce’ from the European Union must not be allowed to delay new 'no [...]

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Family Law Award charity partner announced

National Family Mediation is delighted to confirm it has been selected by LexisNexis as the charity partner for the Family [...]

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Preventing grandparents becoming forgotten victims of divorce

Grandparents play an important part in the lives of their grandchildren, and it’s usually a positive thing if they can [...]

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Recruiting mediators to work across Gloucestershire

National Family Mediation is looking to recruit FMCA-accredited mediators to help meet increasing demand in Gloucester, Cheltenham, Stroud and across [...]

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How pre-mediation coaching points the way forward

Some relatively minor changes to existing family mediation processes could transform the numbers of people successfully making agreements, says the [...]

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New structured mediation placement scheme

South East London Family Mediation Bureau’s new placement scheme offers opportunities to ‘lead mediate’ (to take the substantial lead in [...]

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‘Wishy-washy’ legal aid report kicks effective support down the road

Commenting on the Ministry of Justice’s Legal Support Action Plan, which follows the government’s review into the Legal Aid, Sentencing and [...]

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NFM recruiting family mediators

National Family Mediation is looking to recruit FMCA-accredited mediators to help meet increasing demand in Lincoln, Grimsby and Hull. If you are interested [...]

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Don’t leave it to a judge to decide your family’s future

New Year alert for family dispute specialists Family dispute specialists are on New Year alert, as couples across the country [...]

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NFM response to divorce reform consultation

On this page, you can find the December 2018 response from National Family Mediation to the government's consultation on reform [...]

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The importance of fatherhood doesn’t diminish after divorce

Commenting on ‘Testing Times’, a new Centre for Social Justice report about fatherhood, Jane Robey, CEO of National Family Mediation, [...]

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Proposals to boost take-up of MIAMs

Improving the take-up of Mediation Information and Assessment Meetings (MIAMs) This briefing note, outlining proposals to increase the take-up of [...]

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A helping hand in the Christmas parenting puzzle

With decorations springing up in High Streets everywhere, anxiety about where children will spend Christmas and the new year is [...]

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It’s time to modernise the language used in divorce

Modernising the language used in the divorce process has to figure as part of the government's proposed legal reforms, says [...]

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NFM seeking to recruit PPC (south east region)

Due to expansion, National Family Mediation is looking to recruit a PPC in the South East Region to support a [...]

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Family Mediation observation / practice placement opportunities

  South East London Family Mediation Bureau (SELFMB)  is offering observation/practice placement and co-working opportunities in London and the South East. [...]

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