What is Family Mediation?
Family Mediation (also known as Family Dispute Resolution) is a way of helping families to reach agreements about what should happen after separation or divorce. It is a popular alternative to asking the court to make decisions about family issues. The Family Mediator does not make a decision for the parties. The parties come to an agreement.
Every day, mediation helps couples that are in the process of separating or divorcing to decide what to do about:
Family Mediation is a process that:
IS Respectful and confidential
Allowing your family matters to remain private while respecting your needs as you negotiate an agreement that works for all parties.
empowers separated parties
To make decisions in relation to their children, property and finances which will benefit everyone and enable them to get on with their new lives.
enables parties to avoid court
By respectfully coming to an agreement about what is best for all parties a binding agreement can be reached without the need for court time.
avoids horrendous legal costs
Avoiding court by mediating an agreement which suits all parties, minimises or eliminates the need for costly lawyers and court fees.
The Role of the Family Mediator
The terminology to describe mediation in family matters is Family Dispute Resolution and Family mediators are referred to as Family Dispute Resolution Practitioners.
Get started with a complimentary 15 minute telephone consultation today
Frustrated that you can’t come to an agreement with your ex about parenting matters or property division. Gold Coast Mediation will mediate a final outcome, with documents you can file in Court.
Book a complimentary, 15 minute phone consultation now.
Costs of Mediation
Separation and Divorce can be expensive. We aim to to help you avoid unnecessary legal costs and streamline the process to resolution. Both parties can be invoiced separately.
Benefits of Mediation
Mediation allows you and your former partner the opportunity to resolve your parenting, property and financial matters, without expensive legal costs.
Start today with a complementary 15 minute telephone consultation. Give us the background to your situation and we will talk you through the mediation process and next steps.