We understand that you may not want to rock the boat. You have finally reached an agreement. You’re happy, your ex partner is happy, you just want to keep it amicable and move on. Here is why you should consider rocking the boat Informal Property Settlements NOT Binding The Family Court Rules provides that any […]
Are you having difficulty reaching an agreement with your ex-partner about parenting or property matters?
Mediation is an efficient and cost-effective solution with proven results.
Our Anna Roberts is a qualified Mediator and Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner. She is also a highly skilled and experienced Family Lawyer, with over 12 years’ experience in Family Law matters and a Master’s degree in Applied Family Law. Her experience in the legal sector has given her an understanding of the challenges faced by parties in a Family Law dispute and, in particular, the delay and dissatisfaction caused by the Family Court system and ongoing legal battles.
Anna brings to Family Law Mediation a deep understanding and sympathy for participants and a strong focus on bringing parties to a realistic and practical agreement as soon as possible.
Anna will do everything to get your Mediation started.
Get things resolved fairly and quickly so you can get on with life and/or make a fresh start
Family Dispute Resolution Services
Our Senior Family Lawyers can attend a Mediation as your legal representative or facilitate a Mediation as Mediator.
Mediation has proven to be very successful in Family Law Dispute Resolution and is a mandatory step for parenting matters before going to Family Court.
Speak to one of our Family Lawyers today about the benefits of mediation and how to raise it with your ex if you are having difficulty reaching an agreement about:
- Spousal Maintenance
- Division of assets and debts
- Resolving matrimonial property
- Time spent with children
- Long term planning for medical, educational and other needs of the children
Family Law Mediation is also called Family Dispute Resolution (“FDR“) and is the first step in parenting proceedings in most parenting matters. Before commencing Court action, a party must provide a Certificate from an accredited Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner to say that the parties have made a genuine attempt at mediation. There are some exceptions […]
There are several issues that need to be considered, so unfortunately there is no clear cut yes or no answer. Basically it depends… Unless there is an Order for sole Parental Responsibility you are required to agree on issues which effect the long term well being of your children with the other parent. This includes […]
Most family law matters are resolved by negotiation and agreement. You should obtain advice from a Family Law Solicitor at an early stage to assist you in your negotiations with your former partner. If you are able to reach an agreement with your former partner, either directly or via your Solicitor, the agreement should be […]