family-law Blog

Many disputing couples understand mediation in parenting matters is “compulsory” prior to either party filing a parenting application in the Court. Section 60I of the Family Law Act 1975 requires all persons who have a parenting dispute to make a genuine effort to resolve that dispute by way of family dispute resolution. Family dispute resolution (mediation) is offered by several services, including community-based and private accredited Family Dispute Resolution Practitioners. The community-based mediation is often without charge or with very nominal charge to the parties. Private Family...

Parental alienation in family law disputes

When the romantic relationship between parents breaks down, parental alienation is sometimes used as an unfair tactic to harm one parent's relationship with their children. There are remedies...

The Better Living Report - Episode 2

In this months episode of the Better Living Report, we talk to Lachlan Anderson from Discover Wealth  about the role financial advisers can play in the settlement process.

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