Cafcass Chief Executive Anthony Douglas
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What can divorce mediation achieve?

Divorcing couples in England and Wales will be referred to mediation to sort out most disputes before they are allowed to use the courts.

The government says the change, to be introduced in April, was a "quicker, cheaper and more amicable alternative" to the overworked family courts.

Anthony Douglas is the chief executive of Cafcass, the children and family court advisory and support service.

  • 23 Feb 2011
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