Cambridge Family Dispute Resolution Group

Welcome to the Cambridge Family Dispute Resolution Group. Our aim is to provide a comprehensive range of interdisciplinary solutions tailored to each of our client’s specific needs, helping them to make key decisions about their future in an environment of support, protection and guidance.

Mediation

Mediators are trained to help resolve disputes over all issues faced by separating couples, or specific issues such as arrangements for children. A mediator will meet with you and your partner together and will identify those issues you can’t agree on and help you to reach an informed agreement.

Collaborative Law

In a collaborative process, the family lawyers and their clients agree, in writing, to reach settlement without court involvement. They agree to work together to resolve any family and financial issues arising out of the separation.

Arbitration

Family arbitration is a form of private dispute resolution in which the clients enter into an agreement under which they appoint a suitably qualified person (an “arbitrator”) to make a decision in a dispute and make an award. It can be used to resolve financial disputes and disputes concerning children.

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Lifetime Allowance & Annual Allowance – things to consider when sharing pensions on divorce

The Lifetime Allowance (LTA) was introduce in April 2006 when pension rules were overhauled. The LTA is the total value of pension benefits an in

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New Year and pre-wedding planning!

At the start of a New Year, our thoughts have turned to pre nuptial agreements, or pre marital contracts as they are now known.  These have not

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The importance of good communication

Many couples cite poor communication as being a key factor in their divorce or separation. How many times have you heard, “She wouldn’t liste

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Child Arbitration is this the new way forward?

The Child Arbitration scheme launched in July 2016 covers all private law Children Act Disputes between parents, parents and grandparents, cases

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Dispute Resolution Conference 2016

On Tuesday 22nd November, as part of “Good Divorce Week, members of the Cambridge Dispute Resolution Group met at their annual Dispute Resoluti

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Books to help children during and after divorce

When going through a divorce, it is not only difficult for the parents but also the children. Here are some children’s books to help children u