Co-parenting, Parenting Coordination
August 09, 2022
What Parenting Coordinators are Not!
One of the most common misconceptions regarding parenting coordinators (PCs) is the suggestion that they can exercise delegated judicial power to make decisions of a binding nature. They cannot. So, what can and can’t PC’s do? The PC role is varied but it does not...
July 04, 2022
Why Every Family Law Firm Needs a Parenting Coordinator
Parenting Coordination is not a new discipline, having been used in the United States since the 1990s, however it has gained considerable traction in Australia over the last few years and is growing in popularity. As the Courts issue more Consent Orders to appoint a...
July 04, 2022
Parenting Coordination is not Therapy
As a relatively ‘new kid on the block’ in terms of the Australian family law system, parenting coordination is still somewhat misunderstood. There seems to be a general perception within the broader legal and dispute resolution fields that parenting coordination is a form of therapy,...
June 27, 2022
Making Lemonade When Life Serves Up Lemons: Could Parenting Co-Ordination Be An Ingredient?
Need a recipe to assist some of your clients make lemonade when they feel they are served a life of lemons? Following a parenting plan during and after a divorce or separation can be difficult for some. A parenting agreement has been developed or has...
May 05, 2022
Understanding Parenting Co-Ordination
What is Parenting Co-Ordination (PC)? Parenting Coordination is a child centered process for conflicted divorced and divorcing parents. It is a form of dispute resolution for parents to help them arrange their ongoing parenting arrangements before, during and after they have reached their final Court...