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Family Mediation Week - 22 - 26 January 2018

Taking place from 22-26 January 2018, Family Mediation Week aims to raise awareness of mediation and how it can help separating families manage their issues collaboratively and productively.

During the week, we are publishing resources, information and blogs to . . .

Explain family mediation – answer your questions and debunk the myths
Help separating couples decide whether mediation is for them
Discuss the benefits of family mediation
Connect separating couples with mediation professionals

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New divorce form (D8)

Various changes to the Family Procedure Rules 2010 came into force on 7 August and, very importantly, a new form D8 divorce petition started being used then and must be used from 4 September 2017. The new form is intended …

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Telegraph article about fathers with low incomes and substantial capital assets paying low child support

An article in the Telegraph quotes comments made by Mostyn J calling on the government to change the law so that fathers with substantial capital assets but low incomes can once again be required to pay more in child support. …

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