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When having a friend with you, helps: Often #mediations can be stressful times in your life, to help alleviate any anxiety and if both parties are in agreeance a support person can accompany you to your joint #mediation session. Both parties must agree however and if your former partner does not want support people at […]

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Must-Haves for Parenting Plans

It is essential that you outline your agreed-upon living arrangements, as well as your commitments regarding access arrangements, holidays, and vacations. Here’s a list of the must-haves you’ll want to include: A basic residential schedule A regular visitation schedule A projected schedule for parenting time over the holidays A projected schedule for parenting time on birthdays Visitation transportation […]


“I’ve separated. When do I go to court?”

by Ruth Whisker Unlike what you see on television or read about in gossip magazines about celebrities separating in the United States of America, in Australia divorce, property settlement and arrangements for children involve completely different court applications. An application for divorce in Australia won’t resolve any questions about who gets to keep the matrimonial […]

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10 Things You May Not Know About Bayside Mediation

1/  We have our own consulting rooms, purpose-built for mediation. This means we don’t charge extra to hire rooms that don’t always accommodate mediation needs.  We also have the additional convenience of a coffee shop downstairs. 2/  Between us, George Filipowicz and myself, we have over 30 years of experience working as Mediators; We have […]

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When Can Kids Have a Voice in Their Parents’ Separation

It is a question that is often asked and there is no definitive answer, as this article by Mondaq points out. Children’s rights and well-being are the paramount concern of the Family Court, if your matter goes that far. However, the vast majority of access arrangements are organised outside the jurisdiction of the court. It […]