Laurence Fox has been quoted this week on the extent of the legal costs spent in his divorce from Billie Piper. Laurence’s quote suggests that the money the couple had saved for their children’s education had been used on lawyers.

This is a disappointing situation, which is avoidable in many cases.

Mediation can be cost effective, child focused way to deal with the issues following separation. The cost of mediation is significantly less than litigation, even when taking into account the legal costs of drafting agreements or orders at the end of the mediation process.

For more information about mediation please visit www.freeths.co.uk/legal-services/individuals/family-law/family-mediation/ or give me a call.