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Argyll FDRP
Currently, there is a backlog of about 20,000 cases and families waiting to be heard in the Family Court, reported the Sydney Morning Herald last weekend. If you ‘only’ wait 18 months, you’re considered a winner. Wouldn’t you be better sorting it out without the court? Contact Argyll FDRP and make an appointment to see...
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Any mediator who has accreditation with the Attorney-General’s Department as an FDRP (Mediator) can mediate children’s issues (parenting plans) AND property issues. Tess is an accredited mediator with the A-G. Contact Tess to make an appointment and find out more.
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In a troubling case, a mother had made allegations of possible sexual abuse of the child by the father. She had made numerous complaints in the last six months to Police and the Department of Family and Community Services alleging sexual abuse by the father on the child. The child has been extensively questioned and interviewed...
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From time to time, I blog about Child Support because of the close association it has with parenting mediation. In a recent Child Support case, a father “failed to provide full and frank disclosure as to his income, property, and financial resources” and the judge made her own findings as to his income. The father...
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Recently, two parents appeared in a Family Court case and consented to what they said in mediation being disclosed in court. The magistrate issued a subpoena for the mediation records. The organisation that provided the mediation services to the parents appealed the magistrate’s subpoena saying that there was no power for the magistrate to order...
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If the other parent is saying things to the children about you in order to create an emotional distance between you and your kids, it’s called alienation. Re-connecting with alienated children can be done. This is a great article which I encourage all parents to read. Overcoming Parental Alienation: How To Reconnect With Your Kids
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Relationship breakdowns for parents are stressful. Trying to work out parenting stuff with your ex can feel like it’s a big ugly knot that you’re trying to untie. Mediation is a way of untangling that knot. I took this photo last year because it reminds me of how it feels to be facing that tangle.
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We are excited to launch our brand new website. Take a browse and let us know what you think. We’d love to hear from you. To arrange a no-obligation appointment and get the ball rolling, please click here. See you soon!
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Sometimes separated parents try hard but can’t come up with an agreement that they both stick to. If you keep agreeing and then not sticking to your agreement, I can help you to identify how to make your agreement stick even if I see one parent, not both. Coaching may be a solution to “we’ll...
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