It is usual to discuss arrangements for the family home in mediation . Decisions about the family home can be the most important decisions you will make. Using the mediation process allows you each to listen to each others future and currnet plans and develop realstic options for the future.
If you are separating one of the major decisions which needs to be made is usually what will happen to the family home.
This is often an emotional issue. There can be a lot of relationship history behind when and why the house was bought . Moving is also a big change . If there are children involved there can also be knock on effects for schooling. The house might double up as a family business or workplace or might be in a great location for work. Separation brings about consequences for all of these issues but with discussion and planning the effects can be managed.
These are some of the points you might think about :
All of these issues can be discussed in mediation.
Mediation is a flexible process which starts with all options you wish to include being considered and tested for how realistic they are .
Further information is often identified as being helpful to the process.
Please read “Preparation for financial mediation .”This will highlight what documents you will find helpful.
Mediation can also bring in independent experts such as financial advisors and accountants to help you both.
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