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FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions

Mediation can be sought at anytime where there is conflict and courts would ask that mediation is attempted before seeking their help in resolving matters.

When compared to civil/ business lawsuits or various other a lot more formal practises, mediation has several benefits. The main ones are that it is less expensive, much faster, much less difficult, less harmful, you control the process, it is personal, and also it lacks bias.

The earlier you decide to utilize our services, the more likely you are to save cash.  We are also able to offer funding via Legal Aid and the MOJ voucher Scheme.

Mediation is a volunteer procedure; all parties must consent to utilize it.  You can leave the process at any time, should you feel it is no longer helpful.

Family Mediation Choice will strive to encourage the other party to agree to mediation by stressing the advantages of the procedure; nonetheless, due to the fact that mediation is a volunteer process, people can not be required to participate.  Should the other party not attend then a MIAM certificate can be issued to allow you to apply to the family court.

It is always important to seek lawful guidance, but you do not need legal representation to participate in mediation.

If you are in receipt of income related benefits such as Universal Credit, Job Seekers allowance, ESA or Pension credit then you may be entitled to legal Aid.

In addition to this we are also part of the Ministry of Justice voucher scheme that offers parents up to £500 towards mediation costs relating to child issues.