Appelbe Mediation is volunteering with Covid 19 Mediators.

Susan Appelbe one of the volunteer mediators participating in a scheme providing free and confidential mediation service to frontline workers and first responders during the COVID-19 crisis. Our supports are intended to provide short-term strategies and agreements for the duration of the COVID-19 crisis which people may then wish to revisit through normal workplace/other channels, [...]

By | 2020-05-26T11:36:06+00:00 May 26th, 2020|Uncategorised|0 Comments

More Mediation success eveidence from new figures relased by the Financial Services and Pensions Ombudsman.

The great success of Mediation has long been acknowledged within the Meditation community. It is great to see yet more services using Mediation to such great success in this case The Financial Services & Pension Ombudsman. The Financial Services & Pension Ombudsman (FSPO) released figures for 2019. The figures show that 983 of the 1,399 [...]

By | 2020-04-29T17:40:07+00:00 April 29th, 2020|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Covid ’19 is being used as a way to incorrectly separate children from their parents this in the more extreme form is known as Parental Alienation

Parental alienation is explained in this article on the subject. The ways in which Covid '19 is being used to avoid parent having correct or any access to children are many and varied. This is a worrying trend.

By | 2020-04-29T17:16:04+00:00 April 29th, 2020|Uncategorised|0 Comments

The Mediator’s Institute of Ireland releases a useful leaflet with tips for household Mediators during Covid 19

Susan is from Bandon in West Cork, so while Appelbe Mediation provide Mediation services Nationwide much of the  Mediation  business is from Cork and in particular the West Cork areas of Bandon, Dunmanway, Clonaklity, Skibbereen and on  the Beara peninsula and Castletownbere. Prior to her work as a Mediator, Susan worked in P.J. O’ Driscolls [...]

By | 2020-04-29T17:36:42+00:00 April 29th, 2020|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Guidelines from the Law Society about family Law during Covid 19

The following is an extract from the guidelines from the law society about family law during Covid 19 Family & Child Law Committee Guidelines during Covid-19 Family law, by its very nature, is stressful for couples whose relationship has broken down. This stress is exacerbated exponentially in the current climate of Covid-19. A number of issues have arisen and [...]

By | 2020-04-09T12:37:41+00:00 April 9th, 2020|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Who gets the family home in a Divorce?

In my work as a mediator for separating couples facing a divorce,a concern is often about the family home. There are a few questions I ask first to get a better picture of the position.These include the following: What is the length of the marriage?Who brought what to the marriage?For example was the house inherited by one party [...]

By | 2020-03-05T14:04:56+00:00 March 5th, 2020|Uncategorised|0 Comments

The Rights of the Father in Family Law Matters

It was great to see the rights of the father getting considered in the Report on Reform of the family Law System from the Joint Committee on Justice and Law Reform. Issues raised for men were the poor outcomes for men in the family courts, the poor access to legal advice since they may not qualify for legal [...]

By | 2019-11-12T12:55:05+00:00 November 11th, 2019|Uncategorised|0 Comments