sure you have
the best financial deal possible.
changes to your living arrangements and the money you each have.
can be a tense time with much uncertainty about how you will manage.
This often results in arguments causing resentment and even
I be able
to manage financially?
are a lot of things to think about and one thing depends on
another making decisions difficult. It is easy to get
overwhelmed, and if you have children there is yet another dimension to
Mediation can help you
finances, property, and living arrangements
directly and quickly compared
with getting the court to settle matters.
Typically, mediation takes
two and five meetings to sort things out and help you feel
confident about your financial future. The mediator will give you an
estimate of what is needed when you have explained your circumstances
during your initial meeting.
helps by ...
you back in control.
Making your financial picture
you through how things might go forward.
look at what is affordable until you are ready to make sound decisions
that you can live with.
can be used ...
you are married, separated former partners, or divorced but without
having settled financial matters at court.
for more on
you have recently
separated or it is some time ago.
want a financial
clean break or spousal maintenance payments if you are divorcing.
To tailor a
your particular circumstances.
To decide how
to share out
assets such as savings, shares and other investments.
To choose how
debts, and other liabilities in a fair and planned way.
To agree how
managed looking forward to retirement in the future.
short and longer term accommodation for you and your children if
you have them. This might be for a home that is owned, or
where you had a rented property together.
come to acceptable arrangements over child maintenance, if you have
account of financial needs going forward where there are new