Sad looking siblings with arguing parents behind them

I have probably written a number of blogs on why children should be removed from conflict.  I recently read an article on the web page of the American Psychological Association entitled “An overview of the Psychological Literature on the Effects of Divorce on Children”.  Whilst it relates to the effect of divorce on children it […]

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Mediate Resolve now has a page dedicated to lawyers seeking professional mediation and family dispute resolution services.  Go to Help for Lawyers.

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There have been many advances in technology over the last few years.  Many of us use Skype regularly and many of us have computers, laptops, tablets and mobile phones that are capable of being used to hold online video meetings. Family mediations and other mediations of a general nature are suitable undertake mediation either through […]


In a recent Judgement a Judge of the Federal Circuit Court noted the length of time the matter had taken a parenting matter to get to trial.  The proceedings from beginning to end took 19 months. The Judge referred to the delay in his reasons as follows:  (the Application was finally determined by the Court on […]