Month: July 2020

Hybrid mediation for family disputes FAQ

Common questions answered about using hybrid mediation for family disputes In his recent roadmap for the family courts the President of the Family Division acknowledged that the normal working environment in the courts – which were already struggling to cope before the pandemic – is unlikely to return until the Spring of next year. The closure of courts and the impact of social distancing regulations are resulting in a backlog of cases and significant delays. In light of this, his vision for the future is that all parties, legal advisers and the judiciary should have express regard to all forms…