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Property division in broken couples can be emotionally and monetarily draining. Finding a fair divide can be difficult, whether the assets are business assets, investments, or a shared house. Going to court can frequently be more expensive, more conf...

Mandatory mediation for separating couples

The UK Government has announced plans to introduce mandatory mediation for separating or divorcing couples in a bid to divert more family disputes awa...

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Analysing the long-term impact of divorce upon child...

At Marcia Mediation, we believe that in any separation involving children, the opinions and welfare of those children should be a primary consideratio...

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How new tax thresholds impact divorce settlements in...

As we move towards the start of the 2023-24 tax year, the change in capital gains tax (CGT) rules is one of the most significant factors for divorce s...

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The benefits of facilitative mediation in family mediation

Family mediation typically has a common goal: to work through disputes and allow agreement on a solution that is satisfactory to all participating par...

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Are pensions overlooked in no-fault divorce?

No-Fault Divorce was enacted on April 6th 2022 as part of the Divorce Dissolution and Separation Act 2020. It removes the need to prove that one party...

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Who gets the family business in a divorce?

Separation – whether you are married or not – is rarely as simple as one party just walking out. The more finances and assets you share, t...

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No-Fault Divorce: Your Questions Answered

On Wednesday April 6th 2022, the Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Act 2020 came into force, introducing what is commonly known as No-Fault Divorce ...

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The value of financial mediation in high net...

Any divorce involving one or more high net worth individuals can introduce significant extra complexity to the financial settlement, which in turn can...

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The Voice of the Child in Mediation

This week, 17th-21st January, the annual Family Mediation Week is raising awareness of mediation and its many benefits for families. Hosted by the Fam...

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What does the rising surrogacy rate mean for...

For most people, Christmas is a time for family. That could be biological relatives, in-laws, children, or best friends who you regard as siblings ...

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‘Your Divorce Handbook’: an interview with Marcia Lister

Marcia Mediation founder Marcia Lister has worked alongside a group of professionals from across South Manchester to produce ‘Your Divorce Handb...

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What’s next for divorcing over-55s?

Baby Boomers are currently aged between about 55 and 75, and it’s not surprising that this demographic accounts for an increasing percentage of ...

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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.

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