Enhancing your skills.
Property and Financial Matters is a two-day course designed specifically for those who work in mediation and family dispute resolution to better equip themselves to resolve disputes around property and financial matters.
It provides a solid base in both the theory and practice of financial mediation. Based on adult learning principles, participants undertake interactive exercises from which practical and valuable feedback is given by our trainers to ensure development of skills.
As with mediation principles, the strategies and techniques used in the specialised field of mediating financial matters must build positive, practical and sustainable outcomes for families and children.
This course is suitable for:
Current Family Dispute Resolution practitioners wanting to increase their scope
Mediators returning to the FDR field
Legal professionals wanting to improve their mediation skills and techniques
The course covers:
Understanding Family Law principles in property and financial matters
Applying Family Law principles in family dispute resolution for property and financial matters
Making the calculator your friend and calculating proposed percentage splits
Understanding how superannuation, tax, spousal maintenance, inheritances and child support are managed in family dispute resolution
Identifying and understanding past contributions and future needs
Managing privileged and confidential information
Reality testing proposals
Writing, legalising and implementation of agreements.
Includes comprehensive templates and check lists.
Kim Fraser is a Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner, Financial Counsellor and Trainer and with over 27 years’ experience. Kim has a particular interest in mediating property matters to help parents make sense of legal advice and property settlements post separation. She was one of 50 international delegates invited to attend the International Symposium on Child Support in 2013 which brought together Australia’s leading researchers and practitioners. Kim has delivered many workshops and courses including conflict and communication and mediating financial matters.