Mediation

Preparing for family mediation

Preparing for family mediation   Mediation is regularly used in family law to assist couples to reach an agreement about their financial separation and any arrangements for children, avoiding the need to go to court. If you and your former partner have agreed to participate in mediation, what should you expect and how should you…

separation

Do we need to formalise our separation?

Do we need to formalise our separation?   If you are coming out of a relationship, whether you were cohabiting, married or in a civil partnership, you may be asking if you need to formalise that separation. A separation agreement is a formal contract which can be agreed between you and your former partner to…

Mediation

What to expect during mediation following separation

What to expect during mediation following separation   If you are attending mediation to resolve disagreements about some decisions relating to relationship breakdown, separation or divorce, you might be wondering what this involves.   A mediator is an independent person that is trained and accredited to assist you in identifying the issues in dispute and…

Christmas couple

New year, divorce on the horizon?

New year, divorce on the horizon? The Christmas and New Year period can be a difficult time for many people; it is an opportunity for family and friends to get together, but it can add to the pressures when a marriage is in trouble.   For most family lawyers, January is one of the busiest…

H&A @ Chelmsford Metro Bank

Hill & Abbott’s Mr Jeremy Newson will be at the Chelmsford branch of Metro Bank this Friday 23rd and Monday 26th June 10am – 2pm. Please come along and say hello. Jeremy will be talking with people who wish to drop by about Wills, Lasting Powers of Attorney, Inheritance Tax Planning and anything Family related.…