YOUTUBE VIDEO – ONLINE FAMILY MEDIATION
YOUTUBE VIDEO – ONLINE FAMILY MEDIATION

3 April 2020

In the latest of our videos on the Phillips YouTube channel Sheila Parkes talks about the benefits of family mediation even in these trying times.

Sheila, who is a highly experienced family mediator and lawyer, heads up Haymarket Family Mediation, which is a part of Phillips Solicitors incorporating Brain Chase Coles.

Mediation is a process used by couples who have decided to separate and need help usually in relation to day-to-day care arrangements for children or financial matters – the future of the family, support, pensions and debt. Over a number of meetings, the mediator can help you find a solution that will work for you.

Although Sheila says that one reason to use mediation is that it is often quicker and cheaper than the more adversarial court process, in her view, the biggest advantage of mediation is that it can help you communicate better at what is a very difficult time which will help clients to move on as separate individuals.

While we are unable to offer face-to-face meetings at the present time because of the coronavirus (COVID-19) guidelines, Sheila and her team are very adept at hosting meetings via various video conferencing platforms including FaceTime, Skype, Zoom, Microsoft Teams and 3CX web conferencing. Indeed for some, this is actually a preferred way of dealing with such sensitive issues.

Click here to watch Sheila’s video.

Should you wish to discuss family mediation, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with Sheila on 01256 854652 or by emailing [email protected]

During these difficult times our Town Gate office in Basingstoke is temporarily closed to visitors unless by prior appointment and when meeting in person is essential. However, thanks to our lawyers being able to work remotely, Phillips and Haymarket Family Mediation remain fully open for business and can discuss mediation or any other legal matters by telephone and video conference.

 

Disclaimer

This article is current at the date of publication set out above and is for reference purposes only. It does not constitute legal advice and should not be relied on as such. Specific legal advice about your specific circumstances should always be sought separately before taking any action.

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