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Family Court reforms

July 30, 2013 at 4:48 PM

Andre Little the Labour Party the spokesperson on Justice believes that the Family Court reforms package of Justice Minister Collins will drag on resolution of family disputes.

The reason is that "..the new family dispute resolution scheme will actually mean some parties in separation cases will have less access to advice, while all parties will be denied representation at the very time they need it - when they are settling on parenting and other arrangements". More on that news item on this reform package here.

Justice Minister Judith Collins however reminds us that Mediation counselling is still available to free up the court to deal with serious cases. The court may also direct relationship counselling but couples are free to engage free private relationship counselling. Read Minister Collins' press release here



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