Areas Of Focus

Family Law Dispute Flow Chart

More Involvement/Control of Process Less Involvement/Control of Process
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Meditation

Pre-Mediation Meeting (days/weeks)

Mediation (one or more) (days/weeks)

Immediate

Final Agreement

Arbitration

Pre-Arbitration Meeting (days/weeks)

Pre-Hearing Meeting (days/weeks)

Arbitration (days/weeks)

60 – 90 days

Arbitration Award

Court

Commence Court Process (days/weeks)

Judicial Case Conference with a Judge (2-4 months)

Interim Hearings, Examination for Discovery (weeks/months)

Trial (6 – 12 months)

3 – 12 months

Court Order