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Argyll FDRP
Family Dispute Resolution (FDR) is a type of mediation for separated families to come to their own agreements. In this mediation, parents discuss their issues that may be causing arguments, and they are encouraged to consider different options. Options are future focused and child focused. Arguments often start when parents talk about the past relationship...
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Family Dispute Resolution Practitioners (Mediators) are trained to assess mediation clients for safety of all the parties: children, parents and the mediator. Argyll FDRP assesses for domestic violence, as well as other issues that might affect your relationship with your children. Here’s Tess at the Lismore Women’s Festival at a seminar where the Dirty Laundry...
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Argyll FDRP is presenting at the 2019 Lismore Women’s Festival. Click here for info about the talk. Click here to find  out more about the festival. Learn the top 3 tips for staying sane parenting post separation in this research and evidence based presentation by a single Mum and family law mediator. 10am to 11.30am...
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Argyll is presenting at this year’s Lismore Women’s Festival: How to Stay Sane Parenting Post Separation. In this seminar, Tess will give you the three top tips to keep sane when your ex is driving you to crazy town. Learn the traps of communication which cause more conflict and entrench parents in fights over children...
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“Tess is easily the best mediator I have ever come across. … yesterday was our sixth mediation. … I was constantly impressed by how quickly Tess saw to the crux of what was important in the points that we were discussing.”
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Private mediators like Argyll cost more than the free and low cost services, but you get what you pay for.  Argyll provides mediation when you need it, not in ten weeks’ time (that’s just the first appointment) at the free or low cost services. You won’t get messed about and lost in the system –...
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Recently, the court heard about parental alienation from the affected child. The mother was saying negative things about the father to the child in order to disrupt the father:child relationship. The child said that “it did not hurt that much cause I know she’s just saying it. Up to me what I say to you....
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Transitioning to a single parent family after separation is difficult for children and parents. Some parents externalise their grief and anger and try to alienate (or distance) the children from the other parent. This form of conflict is damaging for children and distressing for the other parent. If you are being targeted by your ex...
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This Family Court web page (link to pamphlet is below) is current as at 1 July 2018. It shows you how much it will cost to file your case in court. That’s in addition to your solicitor’s fees. It’s cheaper and faster to mediate. Call Tess on 0448 837372 Link to printable pamphlet Family Court fees
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The Eeny Meeny Miney Mo Foundation website is a great resource for parents, children and professionals. The Foundation’s vision is “For children to be free to love and spend time with both parents”. Parental alienation is the outcome of emotional manipulation and abuse where a child’s rejection of a parent is unjustifiable. https://emmm.org.au
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