Agreeing Parenting Arrangements

November 18, 2019

Agreeing parenting arrangements when you separate can be a complex business. Some couples just can’t pin down the arrangements for parenting and they  need a plan for going forward, one that is: Clear Adopted and agreed [ie: with consequences if it is not kept to] And that does not cost tens of thousands of pounds

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How could Med to Arb help Family Mediations?

May 12, 2017

Most family mediators have experienced the problem of getting 90% there in a family mediation only to see the great work that has been achieved disappearing in a puff of smoke as the parties fall out over what appears to be a relatively minor issue. Is there a way in which the parties could save

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The Good Divorce

November 28, 2016

As Resolution launches Good Divorce Week, director Gillian Bishop examines how to achieve a good divorce. How can there be such a thing as a good divorce? Surely all divorces are miserable and upsetting and everyone suffers? There are, no doubt, many people who are of that view from bitter first-hand experience. But it doesn’t

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Breaking Up Is Hard To Do…But It Needn’t Be!

August 31, 2016

Life can have its ups and downs. Sometimes we may need others to help us through the more difficult times. Thinking about separating, for example, is likely to seem bewilderingly complex. This is a time when breaking everything down into manageable pieces, as well as keeping in mind the big picture, may help to make

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Children arbitrators James Pirrie and Felicity Shedden

May 5, 2016

We are delighted to announce that Family Law in Partnership director James Pirrie and consultant Felicity Shedden have qualified under the Family Law Children Arbitration Scheme. The new scheme offers the opportunity to resolve disputes concerning the exercise of parental responsibility and other private law issues about the welfare of children, including internal relocations, by arbitration. Previously,

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Training for the IFLA Children Scheme

April 15, 2016

James Pirrie and Felicity Shedden give a delegate’s view of training for the IFLA Children Scheme in an article by Matthias Mueller published today in Family Law. Both James and Felicity are already qualified IFLA arbitrators under the financial scheme and are among the first to undergo training for the children scheme which has recently been

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