Going to Court can be expensive – emotionally and financially.
Unfortunately, in some cases people simply are required to go to Court. Sometimes people cannot avoid Court due to the choices made by their former partner, your need to protect yourself and/or your children. The main aim in the Court process is for us to prepare your best possible case and to be your strongest advocate in any Court process.
Legal proceedings (litigation) in the context of relationship breakdowns often leads to emotions which are highly fraught and parties are extremely vulnerable.
Some people believe that going to Court is the best way to resolve a family law dispute, in which they will be vindicated, their former partner exposed and a Judge will make Court Orders. In family law there is no “justice”.
Sadly, the majority of these people soon learn from their own experience that a protracted Court case does not fulfil their expectations. Lengthy delays, high legal costs and confusing and arcane processes are almost always a feature of litigation.
Throughout this time all parties involved remain in limbo, unable to achieve finality and unable to go forward with their lives.
Before rushing off to Court, there is an alternative – entering into Consent Orders and Mediation. Please contact Family Law Practice Australia to discuss all your options.