Where to now? Comparing the different services at a glance.

SOLICITOR/
BARRISTER
MEDIATION
(NOT FOR PROFIT)
MEDIATION
(PRIVATE)
BAYSIDE
MEDIATION
Long wait times Some Yes Not usually NO
Cost $5k - $100k $0k - $2k $1k - $10k $1k - $5k
Timely No No Yes Yes
Hidden expenses Some No Some No
Adversarial Yes No No No
Own rooms Some Yes Some Yes
Dedicated FDRP No Some Some YES
Parenting arrangements
and financial settlements
Yes Some Yes Yes
Child-focused No Yes Some Yes
Child inclusive practice No Yes Some Yes
Impartial No Yes Yes Yes
Free parking Some Some Some Yes
Formalising documents Yes No Some Yes
Ongoing support No No Some Yes