Essex Mediation News

New Court Forms and Mediation


Recently if you end up in court as concerns a family dispute, you will have to explain to the court […]

Thousands of families spared from damaging courtroom conflict


From the Government website More than 27,000 separating families have saved money, protected their children and avoided lengthy, combative courtroom […]

Spring Equinox. Brighter days ahead.


Spring Equinox is a time for optimism. The dark and cold days of winter are behind us. Summer is coming […]

Family Mediation Week (22th to 26th January)


Family Mediation Week, organised by the Family Mediation Council,  is an opportunity to raise awareness of family mediation and of […]

A child’s right to matter


 The Family Solutions Group (FSG) is a multi-disciplinary group with practical experience of working with separated parents and their children […]

Court delays leave tens of thousands of children in limbo after parents split


Data shows that there is an average wait of 46 weeks for cases concerning Child Arrangements to reach the family […]



For the first time in over 3 years, we have increased our MIAM prices to £97 and £50 for clients […]

Mediation can stop ugly custody battles going to court


‘Very few people emerge from family court proceedings emotionally, or indeed financially, unscathed. Fewer still would want to repeat the […]

Divorce rates at a 10 year high


According to the Times divorce rates are at a 10 high with couples feeling the pressure of increased costs. If […]

Government Mediation Voucher Scheme


The Government have extended the mediation voucher scheme until 2025 .During the last 2 year and have applied […]

Big delay in family courts _ Mediate


From our discussions with local solicitors it taking up to 6  months in family courts to reach a first hearing […]

Judge explains his decision in plain speaking


Looking a court decisions involving children, going to court can be avoided if the parents are willing to negotiate in […]

Family Mediation Week


Family Mediation Week is an opportunity to raise awareness of family mediation and of the benefits it can bring to […]

New Divorce Rules and D81


We have  added  links to the government’s website for clients to apply for a divorce and the link to the […]

Lock down linked to 10% surge in couples divorcing


We are experienced in helping couples resolve their differences at and .Mediation saves time money and stress

An recent everyday financial case


This is a case which had the parties negotiated in  Mediation with or,.  They would have a saved […]

Government Mediation Vouchers continue until March 2023


Government Mediation Vouchers contribute £500 towards to cost of mediation in cases that involve children. Since April 2021 we as […]

Support through the Court donations


For many years we have referred clients to Support Through the Court. They help clients complete court forms and discuss […]

Johnny Depp & Amber Heard Case!


Trial by social media! The defamation case in Fairfax County, Virginia has been aired for the world to see, hear […]

New divorce laws will come into force from 6th April


A new on line service will apply . This will remove the ability to make allegations about the conduct of […]

Family court ‘work at all time high ‘ says senior judge.


Mediation avoids the stress  and costs of going to court. Essex mediation helped over 700 clients in 2021  2021.  Our […]

Solicitors referrals


To make easier for the solicitors who work with us to refer clients to us we have added a solicitors […]

Family Mediation Week


The FMC are running events this week which are available to the public. The effect of conflict on children and […]

Happy New Year 2022


‘Lets make it a good one, without any fear’ Thank you to all our clients who trusted us to help […]

FMA video Family Mediation with children


The FMA board have been working on developing a short video (dramatised) about the process of Family Mediation with a particular focus […]

Essex Mediation Launches new service


The Mediators of Essex Mediation have launched a new service to cover the London area. Building on the success  of […]

Couple blow more than £2m on ‘nihilistic’ divorce battle. Times 30th September,21


Mediation saves time, money and stress

CAFCASS launches Together with Children and Families Framework


CAFCASS has launched its relationship-based practice framework called Together with Children and Families which sets out the importance of working […]

Government Voucher Scheme extended


The FMC has informed us that the Voucher Scheme we are offering may run to the end of this year […]

The Family Hub Network


We added a link to our Helpful links page . Family Hubs ensure families with children and young people aged […]

Animation to help understand family mediation


Click on the title to access this great animation about mediation.

Getting it right for children


Powerful little clip about the importance of getting it right for your children. Click on the title to access the […]

One-Moment Meditation – Yes this time we mean Meditate not Mediate!


Parental Alienation


The Children and Family Court Advisory and Support Service (Cafcass) believe that 5% of children involved in divorce or separation […]

There’s more than you might think to our Mediation Services


If you were to ask someone to describe what’s involved with mediation? it’s most likely they’ll explain the mediation process […]

Probate and Inheritance


Resolving probate and inheritance disputes using mediation offers an effective and cost efficient alternative to traditional court based solutions.  Probate […]

Parenting together following Separation or Divorce


Firstly let’s begin by saying that parenting apart is not easy, it involves communicating and compromise which when emotions […]

Mediation helping families resolve their differences


Families left in conflict over childcare issues in the aftermath of separation or divorce are being given a helping hand […]