Welcome to your Family Mediation Service
Need an Urgent MIAM ?
We offer a FREE initial assessment to discuss your needs. Please use the form on the right to provide us with your details, and we will return your call within 24 hours.
Mediation is confidential and impartial.
In need of an urgent MIAM? Request a call back below.
We provide an urgent MIAM (Mediation Information and Assessment Meeting) online, catering to immediate needs in cases involving the C100 form for Child Arrangements Orders. Our process ensures that you can schedule your online MIAM within 48 hours of your initial contact, highlighting our commitment to quick and efficient service.
Upon completion of your MIAM, we streamline your journey through the legal formalities by releasing the necessary C100 court form within 24 hours. This expeditious approach is vital in reducing the duration and stress typically associated with legal proceedings. Also, we facilitate timely communication by inviting the other party involved within 24 hours, aiming to expedite the resolution process.
Our Accredited Family Mediator is dedicated to guiding you through the Child Arrangements Order process with professionalism and empathy.
C100 + FORM A
Following your MIAM, we prioritise the expedited release of both C100 and Form A court forms within 24 hours, streamlining your legal process during what can be a highly stressful time. This swift turnaround is essential to facilitating a quicker resolution to your family law matters. In addition, we ensure the other party is invited to the mediation within 24 hours, promoting effective and timely communication between all involved parties.
Online MIAM From the Comfort of Your Home
Our Online MIAM service is specifically designed for those needing an urgent MIAM, offering a swift and convenient way to fulfill legal requirements, especially when a MIAM before court is necessary. With the ability to access these sessions from anywhere with an internet connection, you get the flexibility and immediacy needed in urgent situations.
Our scheduling is tailored for convenience, accommodating even the busiest schedules with options for evenings and weekends. This adaptability is essential for those who require an urgent MIAM, ensuring that you can arrange these vital meetings without delay.
The technology requirements for our Online MIAM are minimal, requiring just a device with a camera and microphone, making it an accessible option for everyone.
MIAM Assessment Meeting
Preparation of final agreement for finances & Property (OFS or MOU)
One Off Fee
For all finance & property mediation there will be an additional, one off fee of £75 per person, which covers the set up of your financial to do list and updating of financial disclosure booklet. This is payable with the first joint session fee.
There is no charge for letters, emails, telephone calls between sessions (within reason).
We are signed up to the Government Voucher Scheme, which offers £500 per family towards the costs of joint child mediation sessions: https://www.familymediationcouncil.org.uk/mediation-vouchers/
Meet Your Expert Family Mediator
Family Mediation Service is run by Liz McTear. Liz was called to the Bar (non-practising Barrister) in 2008. With extensive expertise regarding financial matters, having set up Debt Expert, working with people with debts and providing legal solutions, including debt relief orders, IVAs and bankruptcy, and also designed budgeting courses and budgeting mobile apps. Liz is a member of Family Mediation Association, Family Mediation Council and Resolution and can facilitate the new Mediation Information and Assessment Meetings which were introduced on 6th April 2011.
Hear From Our Satisfied Clients
“I cannot recommend Liz more highly. From the initial communication …
through to the online appointment she was friendly but professional and knowledgeable. I felt heard which is so important with such a sensitive topic where compassion is important, balanced with impartial guidance.”
“Liz was able to guide me through the mediation process effectively and easily, making sure I …
understood the process clearly, and constantly gave examples and reassurances throughout the mediation process. I would have no issue in thoroughly recommending Liz, should anyone require the need of a mediator.”
“Liz was fantastic from the moment I sent an enquiry until the moment we said goodbye. She was …
polite, courteous, professional, and thorough. Liz listened and offered advice to fully support me from start to finish. It was an easy transaction and helped us greatly with the issues we were having.”
“I had a mediation assessment with Liz and she was very helpful to me from first filling in the …
online enquiry form, right up to and after my mediation assessment with advice and support. Liz is a lovely lady and nothing I asked was ever too much trouble. I highly recommend her if you are looking for mediation.”
“Liz was very supportive from my first contact. Informative, wise and full of strategies, but most of all patient and caring.”
“An absolute exemplary Service, extremely knowledgeable, discreet and …
confidential with all information exchanged. I would highly recommend this team, it was clearly explained to me exactly what my assessment entailed, my case was handled sensitively, I felt confident in progressing with my original enquiry.”
“A pleasant experience with a lovely professional. She made it very …
comfortable for me to talk and I felt safe in sharing personal information.”
“Liz made a very difficult time and situation much easier. The process …
was always managed well by her and she gave very clear advice on how to move forward with proceedings in a simple but clear way, which helped clarify some of the more technical steps and language.”
We can offer Legal Aid for family mediation.
To find out if you qualify, use the online Legal Aid Checker at www.gov.uk/check-legal-aid or contact us to discuss.