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Family Arbitration: The Middle Way?

November 11, 2019  |   Posted by :   |   Blog

Family arbitration is something of a mid-point between other alternative methods of dispute resolution and the court process though it is unfortunately often overlooked or simply not made available to separating couples. Family arbitration is suitable for couples who are unable to reach an agreement between themselves or with the support of a mediator and would prefer not to go to court but still need someone else to help make the decisions. The process involves appointing a joint family arbitrator to act as an objective decision-maker, in much the same a judge would do in the family courts. However, every aspect of the arbitration process remains private, and within a schedule agreed by both ...

Family Arbitration

February 05, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Blog

Going to court can be a daunting prospect for couples seeking separation, but there are a number of out-of-court alternatives for those who wish to settle their issues privately and efficiently – one of which is family arbitration. Traditionally used as a method of dispute resolution for businesses and financial issues, arbitration is now an option for couples and individuals in need of assistance in resolving relationship conflict within a supportive and private environment. Family arbitration can help you to reach a decision about finances, property, and some child-based issues during separation negotiations without the need to go through a potentially costly and antagonistic court process. It can also be ...

What is family law arbitration?

September 16, 2013  |   Posted by :   |   Blog

Family arbitration is a method of reaching an agreement on financial and property issues following a relationship breakdown. Arbitration can be a cost-effective and faster alternative to court, especially if your case is fairly straightforward. This method of dispute resolution can also be more flexible and confidential than court proceedings. Arbitration was previously used predominantly for legal cases relating to the building and commerce industries, but more recently it has become more popular in family law. Arbitration is just one of many processes used to resolve disputes between divorcing parties. It is often used when a couple have reached an impasse or stalemate in ...


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