Domestic Violence is on the rise – What you can do, if you are in an abusive relationship
The majority of people involved in Family Litigation have to engage in Family Dispute Resolution before they can commence court proceedings. Family Dispute Resolution includes Mediation and is aimed at resolving issues stemming from a Divorce or Separation without the parties having to commence court proceedings.
There are circumstances recognised under the Family Law Act where Mediation is not appropriate. These circumstances are where the Court is satisfied that there are reasonable grounds to believe that:
My wife has left the family home and we have been living apart for 6 months. The idea was for me to renovate the house and then sell the property each getting half the proceeds. More