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MEDIATION & DISPUTE RESOLUTION SERVICES

Mediation, also known as Family Dispute Resolution or Alternative Dispute Resolution, helps resolve issues, and create and formalise agreements, when there are disputes relating to parenting, property, separation and divorce. A suitably qualified mediator, helps each party identify needs and facilitates a discussion to create an acceptable resolution for all parties. It can also be very cost effective.

TRUSTED SENIOR FAMILY LAW MEDIATORS

Trevor O’Sullivan and Andrew Davies are trained specialist Alternative Dispute Resolution Practitioners who are neutral, independent mediators.

ACCREDITED FAMILY LAW SPECIALISTS

An Accredited Family Law Specialist is a solicitor who has demonstrated a high standard of ability and experience in Family Law, and has additionally passed the exams as set by the Law Society of WA.

OUR COMPREHENSIVE FAMILY LAW SERVICES

O’Sullivan Davies is one of Australia’s leading legal firms specialising in Family Law. Our practice was established in the year 2000 to create a culture that fully supports clients with the very best Family Law guidance and resolution processes, as well as robust legal representation. We help our clients resolve matters meaningfully and as quickly as circumstances allow.

Family Property Division and the New Technologies

Both the federal government and senior members of the courts are committed to finding ways to reduce the costs to litigants of disputes about family property. This article reviews a number of new technologies that could help family law practitioners to reduce the time spent in preparing a case for the purposes of negotiation, mediation or litigation. Adoption of such technologies could thereby reduce legal costs for clients. The article also reviews a new government-funded program, developed under the leadership of the Legal Services Commission of South Australia, to assist people to resolve property disputes using artificial intelligence, without involving lawyers.