Child Mediation

Child mediation is a simpler alternative to a costly court battle and is much better for the children . It is something all couples should consider, when going through a separation as it ensures that needed communication takes place. Child mediation costs a lot less and can be finalised much quicker than any court proceedings.

The president of the Family Division spoke about the irreparable damage to children caught up in their parents courtroom warfare when parents use children as "both the battlefield and the ammunition" in protracted litigation disputes. He expressed the desire for family law disputes to be handled in a "less adversarial" context. There is a great deal to commend the use of mediation in certain disputes Summary of part speech by Lord Justice Wall on 19-9-10

Cost Effective Child Mediation

Child mediation is a sensible alternative to a custody battle, and always keeps in mind what is best for the child. If the child is old enough, they may be asked to attend the mediation sessions also; after all it is their welfare you will be discussing.

Here at 'West London Mediation' we have been offering child mediation since 2004 and have helped many people come to a mutual decision without the need of a court battle.

Confidential Child Mediation

Child mediation is a lot less diverse than court, and statistics have shown that the results on both sides have proven to be more satisfying than drawn-out court cases. Our child mediation sessions are offered to ensure our clients achieve the win-win outcome.

If you require confidential and effective child mediation then please do not hesitate to contact us today for more information.

When you are separating it is difficult to prioritize the children for whom the separation is at least as difficult as it is for you. Do you recognize their need for you, each of you, is at least as great as your need for them.

Mediation provides a way of rectifying this imbalance. The mediator can really help with this and enable you to focus on the children and to help you to help them to face the fact that you are separating or separated. It can really help if your children know that you remain there for them as parents.

It is also possible for a suitably qualified mediator to meet the children and feed back their views.

Court applications create a battlefield where the struggle can take a long time and at great cost. Avoid this by meeting in mediation to achieve a lasting solution which makes sense to both of you, where everybody can move on relatively quickly.