Non-court dispute resolution

Non-court dispute resolution guidance:

Features The collaborative process involves the instruction by each party of a collaborative lawyer and the entering into of a collaborative participation agreement....

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ARCHIVED: This archived Practice Note relates to developments in mediation practice up to April 2014. It is therefore for historical purposes only and is not maintained....

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This Practice Note outlines the process of arbitration in family cases, which has been available for financial disputes since March 2012, and for children issues since...

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This Practice Note outlines the role of the courts in relation to family arbitration. In family cases, arbitration will take place under the Institute of Family Law...

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Coronavirus (COVID-19): Guidance has been issued, including by the President of the Family Division, regarding all proceedings in the Family Court in England and Wales...

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Dear [client name] Mediation Information and Assessment Meeting (MIAM) Court rules require that before making an application to issue certain kinds of family proceedings...

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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained. It considers the purpose and mechanics of mediation assessment intake meetings and mediation...

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What is mediation? Mediation is a process by which an independent qualified mediator works with a couple to help them come to a mutual agreement. Some practical points to...

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How the mediation process works The general process for mediation is: • the clients choose mediation and decide what type of mediator they wish to instruct and the type...

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Mediation Agreement to mediateAn agreement signed by the parties to the mediation and the mediator(s) setting out the parameters of the mediation, see Precedent:...

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This document provides general guidance regarding alternatives to court in family law matters including the requirement to attend a mediation information and assessment...

Precedents

The pre-application requirement for attendance at a mediation information and assessment meeting (MIAM) is set out in the Family Procedure Rules 2010 (FPR 2010), SI...

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The financial dispute resolution appointment (FDR) process, as provided for in Family Procedure Rules 2010 (FPR 2010), SI 2010/2955, 9.17 and FPR 2010, PD 9A is well...

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This Practice Note provides information about, and access to, arbitration standard orders issued by the President of the Family Division on 30 November 2017, by an...

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