Our Mediation and Family Dispute Resolution Fact Sheet is designed to assist couples and families to resolve parenting and property disputes following separation. Family Dispute Resolution is a process to help people in conflict to communicate with each other. It is designed to aid discussions of what is important for them and how to make decisions about resolving their dispute. It is a service to help separating families resolve their family law disputes.
If you want to apply to the court for a parenting order, you will need a certificate from a registered family dispute resolution practitioner to confirm that an attempt at family dispute resolution was made. This fact sheet provides you with a starting point to learn about mediation & family dispute resolution.