The Argyll Blog

This page is where I post events and thoughts about parenting and mediation. Bringing you the latest from around the world.

In a recent Family Law case, a mother was permitted to relocate from Sydney to Perth with the child. The father opposed the relocation on the basis that it will adversely impact his meaningful relationship with the child – the Independent Children’s Lawyer (ICL) does not support the relocation – the child has a close...
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Here’s a summary of a recent case in the Family Court: The child lives with the mother, and, up until the hearing, spent supervised time with the father. The father sought an order for unsupervised time.  The father had spent approximately 21 hours of supervised time with the child without any major difficulties.  The Family Report...
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Some more feedback: Thanks for your great work on the facilitation. I feel you managed things well.  Lismore, Gold Coast and Brisbane
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Here’s yesterday’s feedback from a client: “thanks for your help Tess. I wish I had contacted you long before.” The ongoing conflict is affecting the children and the parents. Mediation has helped to reality check her expectations on how Family Law works in Australia. Mediators are impartial facilitators. During this facilitation process, mediators can explore...
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The nexus of mental illness, relationship difficulties and homelessness is borne out in research. Older women are the fastest growing demographic in homelessness statistics. Mediation can address issues before they reach catastrophic results. Tess from Argyll FDRP attended the Annual Mental Health Issues conference on Thursday and Friday. We have a lot of work to...
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If you are having trouble with Child Support, try this organisation: http://www.mychildsupport.com.au/ Everyone knows that dealing with Child Support can be frustrating. My Child Support are former CS workers who can help you to navigate the system and not get screwed as they put it. Argyll FDRP has a former Child Support worker, too –...
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On Sunday, I participated in the 2019 Westpac Helicopter Rescue fundraiser event – the Chopper Paddle. Tess from Argyll 
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When you’re separated, parenting with your ex can be challenging. How was your Easter? Did you see your kids? Did you get support from the other parent? Is there a better, fairer way to be the parent you want to be, now you’re separated? Mediation is a proven way to discuss issues between you and...
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Separating when you have children is stressful, no doubt about it. Mediation can be a great relief when you have achieved agreements about the children without the stress, waiting and cost of court. Click here for great tips on how to care for yourself.
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