Karin Walker explores out of court dispute resolution measures for family disputes

Since ‘lockdown’ became a feature of our daily lives on 23 March 2020, most of our lives have changed significantly, both personally and in the workplace. Probably, the full extent of that change is not yet properly appreciated.

Nimble, adaptable, resilient and resourceful, family law professionals are arguably well placed to embrace these changes and turn them into an advantage. Clients would welcome the opportunity to be seen on screen in the comfort and familiarity of their own home when discussing issues relating to the most personal and intimate aspects of their life. Is now the time to revolutionise the approach to dispute resolution?

Yet the reality is that court applications have more than doubled across t...

Karin Walker
KGW Family Law

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