Here’s how mediation can save you money

Dealing with divorce, attempting to solve childcare disagreements or financial issues with an estranged partner can be stressful and time-consuming. And if you need to head to court, it can also be costly. To reach a solution in a way that doesn’t cost the earth, it’s a good idea to turn to mediation.

Mediation is a tool that involves effective communication between two or more parties before an external and impartial mediator. The goal of mediation is for all sides to come to an agreement regarding the issue at hand, whether you’re parents discussing child custody or a couple deciding who gets what after a divorce. One of the best things about using mediation is that you can avoid having to go to court, meaning that you can cut the cost of solving your problem.

During the process of mediation, the mediator will help all parties voice their concerns and make decisions based on their specific needs until a Memorandum of Understanding has been reached. The Memorandum officially records the agreement and outlines the next steps of action that all parties must take. It can also be made into a binding contract by the court if necessary. Following mediation, the ideal outcome is for all parties to come to an appropriate solution that can be effectively maintained. Having your say in a calm and relaxed mediation meeting means that you don’t have to aggressively fight your corner in a stressful court situation.

Finding a solution with Foys Solicitors

With Foys Solicitors, you can rest assured that you’ll be working with confidential and impartial mediators who can encourage you to communicate effectively. Our mediators are Family Mediation Council accredited, allowing them to undertake mediation sessions and conduct assessment meetings. As members of the Family Mediation Association, Foys’ mediators also have the relevant knowledge and experience to support you as you work at finding a solution in a stress-free environment.

We can help you with a range of family issues, including:

  • Divorce
  • Separation
  • Childcare
  • Money and finances
  • Property

Choosing mediation over court action is generally the cheaper option. Foys Solicitors offers mediation sessions at competitive hourly rates and fixed fees, meaning that there’ll be no hidden surprises once your case has been resolved. You can contact us for a free initial consultation where we can learn more about your problem and give you a rough quote for our mediation services. Working with a Foys mediator is the best and most cost-effective way to reach a solution that works for everyone.

For more information on how our mediation service can save you money, or to book a free initial consultation, contact your local Foys Solicitors office today.

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