Mediation is a proactive and cost-effective method of resolving sensitive issues related to a marriage breakdown, such as finances, property and of course, child custody. Many families fear that mediation will be a difficult and painful process, particularly if there are communication problems between the parties. However, when done correctly, mediation can create a safe … Continue reading 7 Tips to Make Mediation a Success
In the recent family law case of McCune v Theissen  FCCA 1805, the Court outlined some crucial points about the importance of good communication between separated parents and how a failure to communicate properly could mean shared parenting is not awarded.
Family dispute resolution is a mediation process whereby parties to a family dispute arising from divorce or separation undertake to resolve their issues among themselves, before taking their matter to court. It has a lot of characteristics that you may need to know to understand the process better.
Sadly, a situation all too common on the streets of Victoria in today’s society is being drunk and disorderly. However, the law has often been seen as discriminatory, especially toward indigenous people. In fact, the law itself – in which Victoria is one of the last states set to abolish – was recommended to be … Continue reading Drunk and disorderly offence going from Victorian law