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An Introduction to Family Mediation

This information sheet explains a little of what family mediation is and a little about the role of the mediator.
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The Family Mediation Process

The mediator is a neutral third party who supports and encourages discussion between couples who are separating and/or divorcing.
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More About MDS

Mediated Dispute Solutions is an accredited mediation provider registered with the Civil Mediation Council.
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The Mediation Process

The mediator’s role is to assist the parties in trying to find an acceptable commercial settlement to the dispute. The process of mediation is confidential and without prejudice. Matters discussed in a private meeting with one party will not be disclosed to the other without consent. An agreement made in mediation can become a legally binding...
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Stages in Mediation

Before the mediation It is helpful to the mediator if each party prepares a briefing note which summarises their case.....
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The Mediation Meeting

The mediation will usually commence with a joint session of introductions and openings.
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The Role of your Legal Adviser

Whether an individual, a partnership, or a company, legal advice can play an important role in mediation and it's ensuing success.
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Inviting the Other Party

What to do if the other party is reluctant to consider mediation, or does not respond to the invitation to mediate.
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Civil & Commercial Fees

Fees for small business disputes; MOJ referrals and civil & commercial case.
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Child Protection Policy

Mediated Dispute Solutions is firmly committed to ensure the safety of every child, young person or vulnerable individual.
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Complaints Procedure

We are committed to providing a high-quality service to our users. We consistently seek to improve our service standards. We take all comments and complaints seriously and aim to learn from them.