Family Court Litigation Course – Evening – Weekday – August Intake
The Family Court Litigation Course is designed to assist separated parents to learn and develop fundamental and advanced skills and strategies of resolving their Parental Disputes in the Family Court. How to initiate and respond to applications and manage their cases using a pragmatic child-focused litigation strategy
Modules: This course consists of 5 Modules each 1-2 hours delivered weekly over 4 week period. The first and last module cover the general court processes and apply to all cases, so it is recommended that all registrants attend these 2 modules. You can then choose any of the remaining 3 modules depending on your circumstances and needs.
This extensive course is designed for parents who want to represent themselves in the Family court. Also, it is useful for parents who are already represented by a lawyer to help them gain knowledge on how the Family court operates and how to instruct their lawyers effectively through their court case progress.
Completing this course does not necessarily mean you will be able to represent yourself in the Family Court or win your case or put your case adequately before the court. Attendees might need to seek a legal advice or get some guidance and support from us.
M1 – Court general procedures – up to 2 hours
Ideal participants: Current or prospect Applicants or Respondents involved in any Family Court Proceedings who are self representing or looking to represent themselves in the Family Court or represented by a lawyer.
Module Contents: Understanding what’s involved in self litigation. An overview of the Family court processes, legislation, and general proceedings types and tracks. How to initiate and respond to applications, when and how to do things according to the prescribed rules. How to draft and structure affidavits and memoranda and types of conferences
Course Description: Visit the Workshops Page
Delivery method: All Modules are delivered through online Video & Audio platforms
Registration: Online registration is mandatory prior to attending the workshops. Registration fee by Koha/Donation
Workshops Calendar: To register – visit our Workshops Calendar page . Choose the module/s you interested in and complete the online registration form.
Presenters: FDSS Coaches and McKenzie friends / Family Court Lay assistants with over a decade of experience dealing with family disputes and helping parents through the process in the Family Court. Check our Clients’ reviews
Organiser: FDSS – Family Disputes Support Services is a not-for-profit community organisation and a registered charitable trust, offers help and support for parents dealing parental disputes in or out of the Family Court