How to sell a house in Australia when your ex is refusing

When it comes to negotiating a property settlement, extra stress can arise when you have differing opinions about what should happen with the family home. Usually, one party wants to…

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Duty of disclosure in Family Law

All parties involved in a family law dispute are required to provide to each party and the Court all information which is relevant to an issue in the case. If your case involves financial issues, then in addition to general disclosure requirements, you are required to provide full and frank disclosure. If your case relates to parenting matters, then you are under an obligation to provide each party involved in the case, all documents that may be relevant.

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Alternative Dispute Resolution

Disputes after relationships end are uncomfortable but are a regular part of the separation process. If you have previously done some research on Alternative Dispute Resolution, you may have noticed that there are a lot of different types of Alternative Dispute Resolution.

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When mediation fails – what’s next?

If mediation fails, it can be extremely frustrating. In the rare case that mediation fails, there are still alternatives before you go to Court. Often working out why mediation fails will allow you to negotiate without going to Court.

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When mediation is not appropriate

Whether or not mediation is suitable depends on your unique situation. You are required to mediate in parenting matters unless you can get an exemption. An exemption gets granted under particular circumstances like domestic violence.

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