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Category: Family Law

Family Law Pre Action Procedures

Saturday, 30 January, 2016

A party before making an application to the court seeking relief under the Family Law Act is required to make a genuine effort to resolve the dispute before starting a case by giving their former partner a notice of intention to claim and exploring options for settlement by correspondence.

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Family Assessments

Saturday, 5 December, 2015

The requirements for a family consultant are that the family consultant have a degree in either Social Work or Psychology and be eligible for membership of the Australian Association of Social Workers or to be registered as a Psychologist.

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Choosing A Mediator.

Tuesday, 3 November, 2015

The two common forms of mediation used in family law are facilitative and evaluative mediation. An evaluative mediator will be active in making recommendations, evaluating the dispute and furnishing advice to the parties about the range of likely outcomes should a matter be litigated.

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What To Look For In A Family Lawyer.

Monday, 28 September, 2015
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Legal Services Unbundled

Wednesday, 15 July, 2015
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What Is Collaborative Practice

Wednesday, 29 April, 2015
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Disclaimer: The information contained in this blog is for informational purposes only and is not legal advice. Nothing in this blog should be deemed to create or constitute a solicitor-client relationship between any readers and Swan Lawyers. A solicitor-client relationship is created only when this firm agrees to represent someone and a written engagement agreement or engagement letter is signed by both the client and solicitor. In all cases, the reader should consult his or her own solicitor for advice. The information in this blog is based on Australian law.