“Insiders say the family law system is sinking under the weight of a backlog of cases, with more than 20,000 still to be heard at the end of 2018. That means families are waiting up to five years for bitter child custody and property disputes to be settled, and former judges say urgent action needs to be taken.”
9News 12 February 2019
What is Property Settlement Mediation?
One of the things you need to look out promptly following separation, providing that the relationship is well and truly over, is the division of assets and liabilities. In the context of family law, these matters are usually referred to as “property settlements.”