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Lawyers' role options in family dispute resolution

Cooper, Donna & Brandon, Mieke (2011) Lawyers' role options in family dispute resolution. Australasian Dispute Resolution Journal, 22(3), pp. 198-206.

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Abstract

Both family lawyers and family dispute resolution practitioners are“gatekeepers” to the family law system.In this article the authors explore,with reference to recent research, the characteristics shown to be present in successful collaborative relationships between these two groups of professionals. They then apply Rundle’s spectrum of contributions that lawyers can make to mediation to the family law context and explore the various role options for family lawyers in family dispute resolution.

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ID Code: 48228
Item Type: Journal Article
Keywords: family dispute resolution, lawyers' role, spectrum of contributions, dispute resolution advocacy, disptue resolution practice
ISSN: 1441-7847
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LAW AND LEGAL STUDIES (180000) > LAW (180100) > Family Law (180113)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Law
Current > Schools > School of Law
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2010 Lawbook Co.
Deposited On: 02 Feb 2012 08:26
Last Modified: 16 Aug 2014 14:06

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