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Will mediation replace solicitors in divorce proceedings?

Divorce can be a highly complex issue and many people going through it feel legal representation is vital. Until now, legal aid has been available to fund it, but new legislation means it will no longer be available in England and Wales.

It is hoped that mediation might replace the use of solicitors - but would that be the fairest way to decide the arguments?

Clive Coleman reports.

  • 08 Dec 2010
  • From the section UK