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WC v HC (Financial Remedies Agreements) (Rev1) [2022] EWFC 22

WC v HC (Financial Remedies Agreements) (Rev1) [2022] EWFC 22 Family Court, 22 March 2022, Peel J Charles Howard QC and Joshua Viney, instructed by Hughes Fowler Carruthers, for the wife; James Ewins QC and Janine McGuigan, instructed by Stewarts …

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Xanthopoulos v Rakshina [2022] EWFC 30

Xanthopoulos v Rakshina [2022] EWFC 30 Family Court, 12 April 2022, Mostyn J The husband in person; Simon Calhaem, instructing by Family Law in Partnership, for the wife. The husband and wife had two children. The husband was Greek but …

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K v K [2022] EWCA Civ 468

K v K [2022] EWCA Civ 468 Court of Appeal, 8 April 2022, Sir Geoffrey Vos MR, Sir Andrew McFarlane P, and King LJ The father in person; Jessica Lee and Lucy Maxwell for the mother The parents married in …

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Why join the FMA as an affiliate?

Why join the FMA as an affiliate? The Family Mediators Association is a thriving organisation representing over 300 family mediators who are all passionate about one thing :- enabling families to resolve issues on their relationship breakdown as amicably as …

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Foundation Training Testimonial

“I can’t praise the FMA enough for the way my training was carried out, and all that I have learnt from it. My trainers, Ruth and Helen, were absolutely brilliant, and the people in my group were all so amazing, …

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How do we tell our children about separation/divorce? by Lisa Parkinson

  How do we tell our children about separation/divorce? Parents who are splitting up may try to protect their children from worry and upset by not talking to them about it. But children pick up a lot of what is going …

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How do we tell the children we are getting divorced?  

How do we tell the children we are getting divorced?   Parents who have made the decision to separate or divorce are often very concerned about the best way to talk to their children about the decision. This is something …

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Why I trained as a PPC?

I started my career in 2001 working as a mental health nurse. I had regular  1:1 and group supervision sessions with my supervisor and my peers.  I found this support invaluable. When I qualified as a solicitor I was shocked …

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I still don’t really understand what the differences are between the FMC and the FMA; what do they actually do?

I still don’t really understand what the differences are between the FMC and the FMA; what do they actually do? The FMC or Family Mediation Council is dedicated to promoting best practice in family mediation. Its central aim is to …

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What is the difference between the FMC and the FMA?

What is the difference between the FMC and the FMA? So many acronyms, so little clear information! These two organisations are quite different but have very similar names – and to make matters worse there is some overlap in terms …

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