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Mediation Information And Assessment Meeting

There are a lot of complications in the process of separation and the parents and the mediators have to take a decision regarding the life of the child and how will they manage the situation correctly.

There is a lot of information that the parents are not aware of and in order to take the correct decisions quickly they have to be informed about the process of mediation and the other options that are available to them.

In order to make them aware about the situation and about the delay in decision making, there is mediation information and assessment meeting which is conducted in order to provide the information on mediation and the advantages and limitations of choosing it.

There are many ways to resolve the dispute, and it must be made clear that mediation is one of the best choices for you in such circumstances. It is recommended that the matter of separation must be kept away from the court due to various reasons.


There has to be a proper procedure which is legally followed by the mediators to make the parents fully informed about the process of mediation and decision making. It must be known by the parents that the main purpose of mediation is to secure the life of the child and his future.

The parents and all the parties who are involved in separation must attend the mediation information and assessment meeting. There has to be an interest in the life of the child by the parents and they must take an active part to take his care so that he doesn’t miss his parents.

Parents have to make a proper balance between the work life and the new family they have. They have to provide the correct financial and moral support to the child so that is basic needs and wants are fulfilled.

All the above information is given to the parents in the mediation information and assessment meeting .

Lakes Mediation Information And Assessment Meeting

There has to be an application which is sent to the court which states that one of the family members or unauthorised person has attended the meeting. Lakes mediation will be very helpful to you in the meeting for providing each and every detail of information important for you to know.


It is very important for each and every parent to attend the mediation information and assessment meeting. There are some exemptions through which they can avoid the attendance in the meeting and these exemptions are related to domestic violence, Child Protection concerns, urgency, attendance in previous meetings etc.

If the parents do not attend the meeting and there is a strong reason that they can be exempted to attend that meeting and they must attend the next meeting which is held.

In the mediation information and assessment meeting, the terms and conditions of mediation are discussed and the other options are evaluated so that the parents do not make the wrong choice or the wrong decision. Mediators will give you the space to take the independent decision so that the end decision can be made in favour of the interests of all the parties. The process of mediation is very different from the proceedings of the court as the court can make the decision against your wish. There are different methods of mediation and you can choose according to your situation.

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