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    Why we love Alternate Dispute Resolution

    By Ben Woodward on 26/10/20 11:06 AM

    In general, people see the court process as confusing, lengthy, expensive and burdensome and often these perceptions are all true. Alternate dispute resolution (‘ADR’) consists of a variety of alternative measures that can be used to try and solve your legal problems before having to begin a formal court case. ADR has the potential to make your legal conflict cheaper, more flexible and often a resolution can be reached quicker.

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    The cost of going to court

    By Tom Dearden on 2/09/20 5:19 PM

    Except for the most extreme circumstances, going to court should be considered a ‘last resort’ and only to be used when all other options have been exhausted.

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    Family Law: What is ‘Service’?

    By James Frank on 6/10/16 9:52 PM

    Many dispute resolution methods require documents to be served. You may have seen this word in relation to a divorce application or property settlement. But what does this word mean?

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    Family Law: An Affidavit is your Sworn Version of Events

    By James Frank on 6/10/16 9:42 PM

    What is an affidavit?

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    Family Law: Attending Court for the first time

    By James Frank on 6/10/16 9:32 PM

    As much as possible, we like to think that legal eagles are just normal people plus a slight addiction to coffee. However, if you are attending Court for the first time, you will probably see some of the more unusual elements of the legal profession.

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