Mediation for more peaceful divorcesIt is a long known and sad statistic that half of all marriages end in divorce.From the beginning of 2014, the National Office for the Judiciary will make mediation compulsory in divorces where the issue of child custody is involved. Although divorce is essentially the end of a relationship between two adults, if there are children, the former spouses will still have to pay for access and child support [...]
It has long been a sad statistic that half of all marriages end in divorce.
From the beginning of 2014, the National Office for the Judiciary will make mediation compulsory in divorces where the issue of child custody arises.
Although divorce is basically the end of a relationship between two adults, if there are children, the former spouses will remain in contact because of child support and visitation. However, if the framework is not well set up, further conflict can be expected after the divorce, further poisoning the lives of the former spouses (and the child).
The high number of divorces does not necessarily mean that there are more unhappy marriages today than in the past, but simply that it has become more socially acceptable for spouses to admit that they want to continue living separately. However, divorce is still preceded and accompanied by a lot of anxiety, fear, questions and doubts, especially when there are children involved. Mediation as an alternative conflict management method, It has been available in Hungary since 2006, but relatively few people have taken advantage of it. From January 2014 but the National Office for the Judiciary makes mediation compulsory in divorces where a child is born of the relationship. Let's see what this change can bring...
The full article is available here: Pre-divorce mediation.
In the new Civil Code family law book, mediation will be available in two areas: divorce and the exercise of parental authority over children. The new Civil Code will enter into force on 15 March 2014: