Are Family Law Lawyers Motivated to Settle Disputes?

2016-10-14T09:41:01+11:00

The other day I was talking to one of my opponents in a family law matter in what was becoming very quickly an intractable dispute for our respective clients. I suggested to my opponent that we try the collaborative law model and I was horrified by the response. I was told by my opponent that [...]

Are Family Law Lawyers Motivated to Settle Disputes?2016-10-14T09:41:01+11:00

Do you know about Collaborative Law?

2016-10-14T09:41:01+11:00

Collaborative law is a new and unique way for separating and divorced couples to settle their family law dispute without the need to go to court. The issues that need to be resolved between the couples are discussed with the assistance of lawyers at 'four way' meetings attended by the separating spouses and the lawyers. [...]

Do you know about Collaborative Law?2016-10-14T09:41:01+11:00

THERE IS NO LA LAW IN FAMILY LAW

2016-10-14T09:41:01+11:00

Every now and again, I am told by a family law client, "I want you to be aggressive and dig in". Usually their view of what happens in court has been formed by what they have seen on the television. What they want from me is to be the suave lawyer who rips apart the [...]

THERE IS NO LA LAW IN FAMILY LAW2016-10-14T09:41:01+11:00