On this page we try and answer some commonly asked questions about Family Mediation . If you cannot find the answers please visit the other pages or contact us on the form below.

What is Mediation ?

Mediation can be said to be the process of helping separating couples with communication of all the parties involved. The decisions can be taken regarding the child, property, finances etc. which can prove to be very complicated. The mediator will help make all the arrangements in order to make the parents share financial information in order to know about the income, savings and expenses after they have been separated and how will they make a balance between work life and new family and the child they have. As there are a lot of areas to be covered in mediation it is important that parents ask questions that come into their mind.

Lakes Mediators provide all the information about the process so that parents can take decisions by themselves and if any questions come into their mind they must ask then and there.

There are some frequently asked questions a parent or any other party can ask the mediators from lakes mediation.

Lakes Mediation is ready to answer any questions that come into your mind so that if any doubt you have will be cleared. You must be aware of the fact that mediation is better than using the services of the justice system that is the code which will waste the time, efforts and money you have. Every expert will be recommending you with the services of a mediator who is experienced and specialised to handle the situations which can be complicated as all the parties have to take decisions regarding the numbers.

Some Frequently Asked Questions

Mentioned below are some frequently asked questions which are very common in the minds of the parties involved.

How do we figure out the value of our assets? Lakes mediation will be very helpful in determining the right value of your Assets and distributing them according to the share each parent has. The legal process of disclosure is followed by a mediator who is accustomed to ensure the completion of the process properly.

What if I am not happy with the decision my ex is pushing for? The mediators we have been in sure that no one can dominate the other and the decision is taken mutually.

Will mediation be right for me and my family?  As it is mentioned earlier that the decision will be taken in the interest of all the parties who are involved in the life of the child and the finances will be distributed according to the income of both the parents and how much day take part in the life of the child and taking care.

How much time will it take to complete the whole process? The mediation process is completed according to the situation that the parents are in and each session of mediation will be of 1 to 1 half hours. Any difficulties faced by the parents will be handled by the mediators as they are specialised to handle these situations which are very complicated. The time the mediation process will take is according to the requirements of the separated couple. The couple can complete the process as quickly as they want.

Can I try mediation if we have already started the proceedings in the court? If this is the case then mediation can be useful to resolve the disputes at any stage as the court proceedings can take time to complete and mediation can be helpful to you in completing those proceedings.

Can we try mediation without coming face-to-face? If the couple does not want to meet each other even in the process of mediation then the mediators can offer them with the shuttle mediation option or they can also choose online mediation in which they have to set far away from each other and the mediator will shuttle from here and there.

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