All family law matters, parenting and or property, can be resolved sensibly without going to Court. There are many ways of reaching a settlement without the need for expensive, lengthy, stressful and costly litigation.
Mediation is a very popular form of alternate dispute resolution. Mediation is a process where a third party, the mediator, assists parties to negotiate and helps them to reach an amicable resolution of the dispute. The mediator acts independent of the parties and in a neutral capacity.
Mediators are often retired Judges of the Family Court of Australia or the Federal Circuit Court of Australia, or are experienced family law barristers or solicitors.
There are many benefits to mediation, including the following:
Contact one of our family lawyers to discuss alternatives to Court in your family law matter. Don’t incur unnecessary costs. Avoid the stress of Court proceedings. Get the outcome you want, in a timely manner.
By Anton Richardson, Lawyer and Partner, Ramsden Lawyers
20 February 2014
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