Our experienced mediators can help you reach agreement on issues within the family such as marital disagreements, separations, child custody, finances, probate issues and even conflicts in a family business.
For many families or couples, working with a mediator can help to resolve issues in a more amicable way, where possible. At Tees the family law department includes people who are both experienced mediators and also highly qualified and experienced solicitors.
There are three main benefits:
If you are married and considerating divorce, our mediators also offer divorce mediation.
If you want to find out more about how a mediator may be able to help, please give us a call. Our mediators are based in:
Mediation is when an independent and professionally trained mediator helps you work out an agreement with your former partner about issues such as:
In the first session known as a MIAM (Mediation Information and Assessment Meeting) you will have an opportunity to meet the mediator individually and the process will be explained to you. After you have both attended an individual meeting, there will be a first joint meeting with the mediator. They will then get you and your partner to talk in a constructive way, and encourage you to start looking at options and ideas. In this way they are often able to help you find a workable solution, and one that can become part of a legal document.
A mediator's role is not to advise the parties, and you may benefit from independent legal advice alongside mediation.