• Introduction to Family Dispute Resolution

    When dealing with family conflict, the law always encourages parties to resolve their disputes without having to resort to litigation, and there are a number of dispute resolution mechanisms available. The affected parties have the option to engage with a process of their own choosing or alternatively, can seek the assistance of the court who may refer the parties to family counselling, family dispute resolution, or other alternative family services as outlined in the Family Law Act 1975 (Cth) (the FLA).

  • Family Reports / Expert Reports / Disclosure / Cross Examination

    There is a distinction between Family Reports and Expert Reports in Family Law proceedings.