What is changing From 22 April 2014 people applying to court for most children and financial matters concerning separation will have to first attend a Mediation Information and Assessment Meeting(MIAM) This may seem like a barrier but is an opportunity to resolve family disputes more positively than through an adversarial court system. A MIAM is…Details
‘I’ve seen the cruelty divorced parents inflict on children at Christmas – and it’s obscene,’ Devastating verdict of top judge SIR PAUL COLERIDGE who sat in family courts for over a decade.
Click here to read this Daily Mail article written by Sir Paul Coleridge.
Children First Family Mediation are part of the National Family Mediation network of Services who have worked with the BBC to produce this ground breaking documentary. The first episode of three will be going out on BBC 2 next Tuesday 21st June at 9pm. Here is the link: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b07hnn7l Mr vs Mrs: Call the Mediator…Details
CFFM are proud to be part of this major multi agency approach to domestic violence and abuse promoted today at Rochdale Town Hall and to present the work we are doing to help parents reduce conflict and the pressures on children. Do ring or have a look on the Rochdale website if you need more…Details
Getting Started We use a simple video system called Zoom. https://zoom.us/ You just need to download a simple file or app and we will send you the link for your private video meeting with a password for added security. This will work on smartphones but if you have access to a PC or tablet then…Details
We have some extra funding available to help those who cannot afford mediation fees Priority will be given to those just above the Legal Aid limit or those whose income has been reduced due to Covid-19 Please ask your mediator about this or contact us by e:mail to discuss at firstname.lastname@example.org This is thanks to…Details
Separating parents will be helped to avoid stressful court battles through a new million-pound mediation scheme launched by the government today
Under the scheme, around 2,000 families will be able to apply for a £500 voucher towards the cost of mediation – which is usually charged for unless one of the parties has access to legal aid. Click here to find out more.Details