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Divorce law blog

What is a MIAM?


25/11/2014   By: Jane Booth
“MIAM” stands for Mediation Information and Assessment Meeting. It is a meeting where a mediator will provide you with information on mediation and other ways to resolve the issues arising from your separation or divorce. The mediator will discuss with you whether mediation or another form of family dispute resolution is suitable for you given your particular circumstances. The focus is on trying to keep things out of court.

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Keep it out of court: collaborative process in a nutshell


28/11/2013   By:
The collaborative process – sometimes called collaborative law – is another way of sorting out the issues that arise on separation or divorce – without going to Court. So what are the advantages and disadvantages of collaborative law?

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Fairness and certainty? Can divorcing couples expect a legal system that provides both?


24/09/2012   By: Edward Heaton
The Law Commission has published a consultation paper considering the way in which finances are dealt with on divorce.

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