The purpose of these directions is to require all persons in the affected area to stay at home during the stay at home period other than for one or more of the reasons specified in these directions, to close certain places and to prohibit certain gatherings and activities in order to prevent, control or abate the risks associated with the emergency presented by the pandemic caused by COVID-19, and to otherwise limit the spread of COVID-19.
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.
When the Court has made an order in parenting matters, there are certain criteria the Court must consider before deciding to make any changes.
Update on COVID-19 and parenting arrangements
Parenting is challenging at the best of times. Our family lawyers at O’Sullivan Davies provide some general information in relation to parenting in the time of Coronavirus (COVID-19)
You may not need a children’s lawyer in Perth if you can reach an agreement about your parenting arrangements after separation. Find out what a parenting plan is here.