Mediation works because it :

looks for outcomes that both parties can see as fair

leaves decision-making with the parties

respects the interests of all concerned particularly those of any children involved

is cost-effective and does not waste money on expensive legal fees

aims to reduce conflict not create it


Welcome to Peterborough and District
Family Mediation Service (UK)

Tel 01733 347353

Conflict about children or finances? Separating or divorcing?

Do it a better way - choose mediation.

Other sources of advice and support are available here and at

The Samaritans offer 24hr emotional support  for anyone in a crisis at or to talk to anytime tel 08457909090

.......NEWS...Legal Aid is  available for FREE mediation and was extended in November 2014 to BOTH parties where only one is eligible for Legal  Aid.  A person eligible for Legal Aid has all mediation work provided free. See for eligibility infomation............................

**NEWS...............See local news 10/10/2014  @.....

Mediation can assist in situations concerning separation, divorce and family conflict. 

About Us the origin, ethos and structure of the Service

Services outlining the different services offered

Legal how mediation links with the legal process

Financial dealing with financial issues in mediation

Children effects on children, help available

Conflict the effects of conflict, ways of coping

Appointment application forms to submit by E-mail or to download

FAQs answers to questions we are often asked

Glossary easy to understand explanations for terms
often encountered

Contact us for information or to make an appointment

The Service actively promotes the resolution of disputes within families in a way which values fairness and minimises financial and emotional costs. Mediation respects the needs of all concerned in such disputes and particularly those of any children affected.

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