“There’s no such thing as an amicable divorce…”...

Divorce, historically, has not been a friendly process. The old image of matrimony-turned-acrimony with lawyers fighting over the family assets is not...

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Younger couples keep finances separate in case of...

Money worries can play a big part in divorce, whether they are one of the factors that lead to the breakdown of the relationship, or influence the way...

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Take Pride in your separation with same-sex mediation

June is Pride Month and for people who are in an unhappy same-sex marriage or civil partnership, that can be a challenging time instead of one of cele...

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No-fault divorce could cost £10k less

The financial impact of divorce can be far-reaching – some former couples face a reduction in the quality of their lifestyles once they live sep...

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How is a house divided in a divorce?

Many couples considering divorce are worried about what it would mean for the family finances – both the cost of divorcing and of living separat...

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How to deal with retirement savings after a...

Divorce can put individual finances under considerable pressure. Living two separate lives can cost much more than living together under one roof. The...

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How can I help my autistic child through...

Divorce is a disruptive process by definition – it involves separation and inevitable change in lifestyles, living arrangements and so on –...

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Is Generation X responsible for lower divorce rates?

Divorce rates have been falling in recent years – in 2017, the divorce rate among opposite-sex couples stood at 8.4 per 1,000 married over-16s i...

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How surrogacy mediation can create a ‘prenup’ for...

An increasing number of couples are considering surrogacy for their next pregnancy, and it’s not just for same-sex couples, as the recent exampl...

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Why mediators aim for a stress-free divorce

April is Stress Awareness Month and as divorce mediators we know that separation, whether it’s the end of a marriage, civil partnership or any l...

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The role of family mediators in cases with...

We often mention the importance of including children’s voices during separation, divorce and other family law cases, and it’s especially ...

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Government confirms civil partnerships for mixed-sex couples are...

The government has followed up on a Supreme Court ruling from the summer by confirming that civil partnerships for mixed-sex couples will be introduce...

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Meet Marcia

A pioneer for mediation since commencing legal practice as a family solicitor some seventeen years ago, Marcia has worked exclusively as an independent mediator since 2004, focussing initially on family mediation, and latterly on work place mediation.

Marcia’s accreditations include Family Mediation and she is a qualified child consultant practitioner. Her associations include the Professional Mediators Association and Resolution.