Quoted in the BBC News: One Fifth of Divorces Wrongly End Up in Court

The ‘Family Solutions Group Report’, a report written by Helen Adam that looks into ways we can reframe support for families following parental separation, has been quoted in a recent BBC News article by the President of the Family Courts. The article recognises that too many divorce cases are going to court, which in turn puts a strain on resources, drags out already lengthy processes, and ultimately runs the risk of harming children during the divorce process.

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Family courts: One fifth of divorces wrongly ending up in court - top judge


No-Fault Divorce: The Vital Catalyst For Lawyer-Mediator Collaboration?

As of April 6th, 2022, no-fault divorce law was passed in England and Wales. Juliette Shaw, one of our expert Divorce Consultants, recently wrote an article for Lawyer Monthly that evaluates whether this change is the catalyst needed to encourage mediators and lawyers to work more collaboratively in future divorce cases. Juliette identifies that: “We need to move away from the adversarial approach inherent in our legal system toward holistic support for the whole family” and instead offer a new, collaborative approach to divorce. Encouragingly, Juliette explains that: “Collaborative law and mediation are more popular than ever, offering the opportunity for clients to work together rather than against each other in an adversarial legal system with little control over the cost.”

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No-Fault Divorce: The Vital Catalyst For Lawyer-Mediator Collaboration?

At The Wells Group, our aim is to take stress and uncertainty out of the divorce process by offering clients a fixed fee package of support from legal, financial, mediation, therapeutic and parenting experts. We want to provide families with a calm and orderly environment where all elements of the divorce process are offered under one umbrella. To book a free consultation, contact us today.

We’ve Been Featured in Local Lifestyle!

We are delighted to be featured in Local Lifestyle – Tunbridge Well’s local lifestyle and community magazine. In June’s edition, the magazine discusses our recent launch at the Tunbridge Wells Hotel. Take a look below:

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Here at The Wells Group, our unique, groundbreaking service has been designed to change the way divorce is done. For a process that is calm and compassionate, get in touch with a friendly member of our team today.

Mental Health Awareness Week: Why Using A Mediator Can Reduce The Stress Of A Divorce

With ‘no fault divorce’ having come into force last month, more couples than ever are opting for mediation as a preferable route to reaching an agreement during the divorce process. Absolving the need to go to court, mediation is growing in popularity due to its increased speed, reduced cost, and diminished conflict and stress.

To mark Mental Health Awareness Week (Monday 9 May to Sunday 15 May 2022), our very own Jane Kerr collaborated with Index Digital to discuss 10 reasons why, in light of the recent law change, using a mediator instead of a solicitor can reduce the stress of a divorce.

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10 Lessons On Why Using A Mediator Can Reduce The Stress Of A Divorce

Our current adversarial legal system can be stressful, lengthy, and expensive for the separating family at a vulnerable time in their lives. That’s why we have created a tailored package of support from a range of experts including trained lawyers, child consultants, and fully accredited mediators to guide you smoothly throughout the entire divorce process, without acrimony and rising expense. For more information, get in contact today. 

Are Emotions Genderless? Discussing Divorce, Emotions and Gender with iNews

We all experience pain, but why is the idea that women are more emotional than men so persistent?

Our founding partner, @HelenAdam3, was invited to discuss this notion with iNews by considering her experiences with clients during the divorce process. She commented that it would be “impossible” to predict who will or will not become emotional during mediation based on gender and that it is a person’s upbringing and personality that has a far greater influence on their emotional response to divorce.

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We all experience pain – Kenny Shiels’ claim that women are more ’emotional’ than men is a myth

Here at The Wells Group, we understand the importance of offering emotional support during separation and divorce. That’s why our unique divorce package includes a ‘Wellbeing’ session with an accredited therapist to talk about how you are coping, what is going well and what is challenging, and whether any specific support may be needed to see you through this difficult time. For more information, please contact us today. 

Jane Kerr Interviewed on Kent Online

As of April 6th, 2022, no-fault divorce was introduced in England and Wales. Watch below as Jane Kerr, one of our expert Divorce Consultants, discusses this law change in more detail, including what it means for couples, their children, and law firms across the country.

Here at The Wells Group, we are excited to soon be launching a unique new holistic divorce service to couples across Kent and the surrounding areas. We have worked closely with our partners to design a new service that provides couples with a tailored support package complete with divorce mediation, therapeutic support, financial advice, and child-inclusive mediation. To learn more about this new service, you can get in contact with one of our friendly divorce experts today.

We’ve Been Featured on ITV!

We were incredibly excited to watch one of our founding partners and divorce experts, Jane Kerr, featured on ITV Meridian to discuss the new no-fault law which came into force on 6th April 2022. The feature describes the new law as one of the biggest changes to divorce laws in history, with couples no longer needing to apportion blame when requesting a divorce. You can watch Jane’s thoughts on the latest legislation below:

Here at The Wells Group, we are committed to guiding couples through the divorce process, without acrimony and rising costs. To get more information about our fixed-fee service, please get in touch with a member of our expert divorce team today.

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