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Co-Parenting – A Necessity

By Lauren Baker With the best interests of the child as the primary consideration, co-parenting is not just a concept to be hoped for, it is a necessity. In light...


Arbitration News: Federal Circuit Court Call-Out

As you are aware there is a call-over taking place in the Federal Circuit Court starting on 23 September 2019. There will be over 250 matters called over to ascertain...


Arbitration – no different to private health insurance

I started my career as a Family Lawyer doing agency matters in the Family Court and the Federal Magistrates Court as it then was. That gave me a good grounding...


New managing director proving success is in the family

DA Family Lawyers has announced the appointment of a new managing director who is expected to lead the firm to a new era of growth and prosperity. Experienced practitioner Lisa Foley...


DA Mediation recognised in Doyles list

On December 1, the 2017 lists of recommendations were released on the peer-assessed recommendation platform Doyles Guide. The 2017 listing of leading Queensland Family & Divorce Mediators details mediators operating...


Inspirational Women’s Breakfast Brisbane

Deborah Awyzio and the team from DA Family Lawyers and Deborah Awyzio Mediation attended the Inspirational Women’s Breakfast earlier this week hosted by Special Olympics Australia. The morning, held at the Pullman...


The importance of preparation in mediation

By Deborah Awyzio – nationally accredited mediator and registered family dispute resolution provider Mediation is not an extension of litigation The process of mediation is nearly the opposite of litigation. In...


What to know how to better prepare for mediation?

Whether you are about to embark on your own mediation or are a family lawyer who often attends mediation, this lunchbox seminar on how to prepare for mediation is for...


What is a S60I certificate and when do I need one?

We often have family law clients – particularly those wishing to undergo mediation – confused about what a S60i certificate is and when it is needed in the family law process....