HKFWS takes a “Family-centric” perspective for service development. We believe family is paramount and devote ourselves to strengthen family wellbeing. Regardless of family backgrounds or facing difficulties, we are pleased to provide support. We also utilise community resources to alleviate their imminent hardships. Some advices are provided by our professional team derived from their past working experience here for your reference when you are in need.

Family Mediation

What is the difference between accepting and refusing Family Mediation Service?

Family Mediation Service may assist both parties to reach agreement on post-divorce arrangements relating to child care, living expenses, maintenance, properties, etc. Family mediation services have the following advantages:

  • tremendous decrease in suffering to both parties caused by the stress and length of time of the litigation process;
  • savings in litigation costs;
  • the mediator will take into consideration the welfare of the children and of both parties in assisting both parties to find the most appropriate solutions;
  • increase both parties' willingness to abide by the agreement -reached;
  • decrease the harm caused to children and the parties;
  • facilitate both parties to parent their children in a cooperative manner.

Source:Mediation Centre