Family Separation can be one of the most stressful experiences in a person’s life. It is particularly hard on children. Children that experience family separation do adjust over time, however research suggests that they are twice the risk of experiencing emotional and behavioural problems particularly if parents are high conflict. The way parents manage conflict after separation can be a major factor in how the child will respond to the separation and their views on relati
Most people have heard about “going to court” and for many people in a dispute or disagreement their first reaction may be to “lawyer up” and prepare for battle. Fewer people have heard about mediation. This should not be a reason to be hesitant about it as an alternative dispute resolution process. Here we outline several benefits to resolving your issues through a mediation process as opposed to taking legal action. Confidentiality Mediation processes are confidential.