Family arbitration is a form of dispute resolution which is quick, versatile and can be tailored to your particular circumstances. It can be used to resolve financial disputes and issues concerning children.
One of the key benefits of arbitration is that you are not required to attend court, which makes the process agile and streamlined.
The arbitration process starts with both parties appointing a legal professional, known as an Arbitrator, to adjudicate on their dispute and make a final decision which is legally binding.
Our expert family lawyers are involved from the outset. We will help you select the most suitable Arbitrator for your case, work with you to determine the core issues in dispute and prepare the legal paperwork on your behalf throughout the process.
We will represent and advise you at whichever location is most convenient for you. This could be at our offices, or at the offices of the Arbitrator.
Almost all family law issues can be dealt with through arbitration, including:
Family arbitration has many benefits, such as:
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