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Family Dispute Resolution Explained

If a person intends to apply to to the Family Court for a parenting order, a Certificate from a registered Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner under Section 601 (8), Family Law Act, 1975 (as amended) confirming that an attempt at family dispute resolution was made, is a compulsory prerequisite.

Family Dispute Resolution is usually available to parties in conflict over such family issues as:

  • separation
  • arrangements for children after separation including parenting
  • division of property
  • future relationship

Mediation Explained

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