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Personal Guarantees [Love Loans] -> Smart List

So you are being asked to sign a Personal Guarantee... Remember the old adage the only thing you can guarantee are death and taxes... B careful: A PG is something else it could go pear-shaped!

Consent Orders -> Suspend Family Court Litigation to allow for Mediation

The parties have agreed to engage in mediation with the Family Law Settlement Service administered by the Law Society of New South Wales and the New South Wales Bar Association in good faith in an endeavour to resolve outstanding financial and parenting (delete as appropriate) issues between them.

Family Law Settlement Service | The Law Society of NSW

The Family Law Settlement Service (FLSS) is a mediation program, administered by the Law Society's Alternative Dispute Resolution department, suitable for financial or property disputes that are at the post-conciliation conference stage. Parenting matters are suitable for referral at any time and will be allocated to Family Dispute Resolution Practitioners (FDRPs).

A bot for divorce and separation? Absolutely.

We’ve just launched our beta of Lumi, our personal separation guide. Lumi is a bot who has expertise in law, mediation and counselling, and was created to provide people with a more constructive and accessible way forward when relationships breakdown.

When granny flats go wrong – perils for parents highlight need for law reform

Parents and children rarely put agreements about granny flats in writing and almost never consult a lawyer. But when these arrangements go wrong, the consequences can be disastrous and costly for all.

How to separate and divorce amicably in Australia | Adieu

Separating and divorcing amicably often turns out to be much harder than couples initially expect. To give yourself the best chance, know your options and be clear from the beginning about what’s most important to you moving forward from the relationship. As a mediator and designer of dispute resolution systems […]

Wevorce: Premiere Online Divorce [USA Law]

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NSW Law Society -> Appoint Independent Solicitor

Normally used to assist with the implementation of a Family Law Property Settlement or to represent a child/minor.

Do you or your x-partner have a Crypto Currency Wallet?

MEW is an example of the most popular: Free, open-source, client-side Ethereum wallet. Enabling you to interact with the blockchain easily & securely. It can be used in combination with a hardware wallet like the Ledge Nano S for increased protection and security.

Before you file - pre-action procedure for financial cases (prescribed brochure) - Family Court of Australia

This brochure provides information for people considering applying to the Family Court for financial orders. In particular, it provides information about pre-action procedures required before starting a case.

Family Dispute Resolution Process — Relationships Australia

Family Dispute Resolution is a process by which people who are in conflict can be supported to communicate with each other about what is important for them and how to make decisions relevant to resolving their dispute.


Links to Pro Bono (Free) Legal Assistance in Australia

When you can't afford a lawyer these links to legal assistance organisations their publications can help.

Compulsory Family Dispute Resolution - court procedures and requirements

This fact sheet is for people who need information on the procedures and requirements for Compulsory Family Dispute Resolution in family law proceedings. Changes have been made to the family law system to encourage parents to develop cooperative parenting solutions without going to court.

Family law kit (published by the Australian Federal Police)

Police and Family Law If you are concerned for the safety or welfare of a child, contact your State or Territory child welfare service, or your local police. If you have immediate concerns that a child is in danger or at risk of abduction, contact the police in your State or Territory on Triple Zero (000).

Before you file - pre-action procedure for parenting cases (prescribed brochure) - Family Court of Australia

This brochure provides information for people considering applying to a court for parenting orders. It provides information about the pre-action procedures required before starting a case.

Do you or your x-partner own any Crypto Currency?

In any property settlement today, this question needs to be asked? Has your x-partner purchased a hardware wallet like the highly popular Ledger Nano S? or do they only have an online wallet like the similarly popular My Etherium Wallet (or both)?

Child Support Estimator

You should not rely on an estimate as a guarantee for future income or payment.


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Mediation & Arbitration facilities | The Law Society of NSW

The Law Society provides purpose designed and appointed mediation, arbitration and meeting facilities in a private and secure environment. Located on Level 12 at 170 Phillip Street, the facilities offer superbly appointed rooms with adjoining party rooms. Please call (02) 9926 0279 for bookings, or use the online form at the bottom of this page.

What is an Affidavit? - Legal Blog -

An affidavit is a written statement of the facts of a case in your eyes. The person who is relying on the affidavit must confirm that the contents are true.

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