So, You’re Not Sure Whether to Apply to the Family Court?

Just the thought of going through the Family Court process can feel intimidating when you know nothing or very little about family law. You’re bound to have those niggling doubts. Could you end up making matters worse by starting a battle you can’t win? Do you have any hope of getting the judge to agree […]

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What is Child Inclusive Mediation?

A Mediation Information and Assessment Meeting, (MIAM) is the first step that separated parents usually take before attending court to try to resolve conflict around a range of child arrangements including schooling, living arrangements, and travel abroad. This mediation does not usually include the child.

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What Happens at Children Hearings in the Family Court

If you’re going through a divorce or separation and there are children involved, it can be hard to agree on how much contact you’ll both have with them, particularly if there’s a high level of conflict between you and your ex-spouse. If you can’t come to a suitable arrangement, an application will need to be made to the Family Court, which will intervene. As a result, you’ll have to attend one or more children hearings.


Cross-Examination and Representing Yourself in Court

What’s it really like to cross-examine someone and be cross-examined? If you’re representing yourself in court, you might be asking yourself that very question and wondering how to prepare yourself for the courtroom. As long as you plan ahead and stick to your plan, you can avoid any unwanted scenes.