We help guide and support you and your family through separation. We are motivated by compassion to provide a holistic, flexible and amicable alternative to the resolution of your family law issues, including:
Child centred parenting negotiations and Parenting Plans.
Property settlements and financial arrangements.
Reach agreement on financial support for your children.
We craft our process to suit the needs of your family. As independent and impartial Resolution Coaches, we help both of you through a unique end to end process. We utilise both mediation and collaborative practice models and use the P.A.U.S.E. principle to reach better outcomes for your situation. The resolution pathway can be completed within weeks, at a fraction of the cost of traditional processes. Sessions can take place in our resolution facilities, at another nominated location, via telephone, or online using web-conferencing technology.
Fiona Kirkman is the Principal of Kirkman Family Law and exclusively specialises in family mediation and collaborative practice. Fiona is a Nationally Accredited Mediator, Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner and Accredited Specialist in Family Law. Fiona has over 14 years of experience in all areas of family law, including family violence issues. Fiona has written a family law textbook, and is also a lecturer at the Law Society of NSW and the College of Law.
The resolution process is conducted by an Accredited Specialist in Family Law.
Access to the resolution process at times convenient to the parties and any lawyers and other professionals.
A resolution process that is significantly less expensive than a litigated outcome.
A high quality service that uses best practice models when conducting the family mediation process.
We work collaboratively with Southern Community Welfare offering a post-separation information and support session.
We strive to provide all parties with an opportunity to be heard and understood, with a child focus.
We are motivated by compassion to see fair resolutions.
We are passionate about sharing our knowledge and mentoring others.