Family arbitration for ‘DR dummies’: An overview

By: Juliet
On: Tuesday, 25 November, 2014

This article was written in support of Resolution’s third Family Dispute Resolution Week, running from 24–28 November 2014.

This awareness-raising week aims to highlight the alternatives to court for separating couples and their families.
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In 2012 the
Institute of
Family Law Arbitrators
(IFLA) launched a scheme which provides for the
arbitration of financial disputes following relationship breakdown after
marriage or cohabitation. Arbitration is essentially private judging.

Why arbitrate?

Why was this step taken?

Have you ever had to wait an unacceptably long time for a
final hearing and/or a judgment? …read more

Source: Family Law News