What Is Compulsory Mediation?

What Is Compulsory Mediation?

Compulsory mediation, or Family Dispute Resolution (FDR), is a useful method when married or de facto couples are filing for divorce. Mediation involves an independent person assisting to help two opposing parties come to an agreement and negotiate the property...
Mediation Is Best For Your Children

Mediation Is Best For Your Children

Why is mediation best for your children? Encouraging divorce that is low in conflict has been an important issue in Australian Family Law for a long time. The Family Law Act 1975 established the principle of no-fault divorce in Australian law. This means that a court...
Why The Mediation Process Is The Safe Option

Why The Mediation Process Is The Safe Option

The mediation process is a less adversarial path to divorce.  While in Australia, mediation is usually a requirement before you can start divorce court proceedings, in other countries people are choosing mediation over opting for a court battle. There’s no doubt...

Can Divorce Ever Be Good for Kids?

How can you help your kids get through a divorce and remain emotionally healthy? While it’s true that divorce remains one of the most stressful events we can go through, the good news is that there are steps you can take to help your children adjust to the...