Inheritances are often a contentious issue in family law property settlements due to the emotional significance that is attached to…Read More
The current family law system in Australia is adversarial, which requires people to sit down and think of all the terrible things their former partner has done over the years. Such a process is hardly conducive to effective co-parenting, or a co-operative and civil relationship moving forward.
Whilst there are some instances where Court’s are completely necessary, and unavoidable, there are many, many other instances where mediation is a far better course.
Dean’s mediation practice focuses on giving participants the tools and opportunities to not only come up with their own solutions, but to also help participants express why specific outcomes are sought and important to them. An outcome which is agreed to has the benefit of being ‘owned’ by the participants, and is more likely to be something that people will abide by, as opposed to an outcome with is imposed on people by the Court.