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Former Chief Justice is a Cheerleader for Parenting Coordination

Parenting Coordination experts converge in Sydney This weekend, the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts held the annual conference for their Australian Chapter. A one-day workshop was dedicated to Parenting Coordination, as well as a panel discussion on the final day of the Conference. Panellists included expert Parenting Coordinators from Australia, the US and South Africa, as well as the former Chief Justice of the Family Court of Australia, the Honourable Diana Bryant QC. As someone who spent many years as a family law barrister, then a judicial officer, the former Chief Justice was able to offer a difference perspective.She […]

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Parenting Co-ordination – how it can save your children from your divorce

It’s been around since 1980 in the USA and Canada but I believe it’s time for Parenting Co-ordination to become a widely accepted part of family law in Australia. Too often children are the real casualties of a relationship breakdown. Parenting Co-ordination is increasingly being recognised internationally as an essential child-focused part of the family law process. With over 20 years experience as a specialist family lawyer, I have seen the damage that can be done when children are exposed to ongoing conflict during or after family law proceedings. Conflict between parents during and after divorce or separation, can have […]