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Mediation Agreement

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14 May 09 #116279 by Topazjewel
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I attended mediation with my x and we came to an agreement. It was all drawn up and sent copies to our solicitors. This has taken about a year to sort out. Now my x has gone back on this as his solicitor thinks it was unfair to him and because mediation agreement is not binding he can do this. This has used up all my legal aid with my solicitor and I have to re-apply. If this goes to court would a judge be told we had an agreement with mediation that x then decided not to go through with?:(

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14 May 09 #116361 by Young again
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Hi Topazjewel,

The court won't know about the mediation unless you inform it.

In your position I would do as little as possible and certainly not instruct a solicitor but tell the x that going back on his word because of the 'no responsibility' comment of his solicitor is daft. All it will do is decrease the joint funds after he had agreed how to split them, so the split he'll get is likely to be less.

On the other hand his solicitor will get a lot more. I wonder at this amazing coincidence.


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