Are you in a difficult Family Law battle and feel you cannot actively participate in it? Do you think that you have personal circumstances impeding on your ability to do so? Do you have a family member or close friend who knows your state of affairs as well as you do, if not better, who you would trust to provide instructions on your behalf? If you find yourself in this position, read on to understand in what circumstances a “Case Guardian” may be appointed to manage the conduct of a family law case.
What do you do when there has been domestic and/or family violence (‘DFV’) in your life and the other party wants to proceed to Mediation? Are you still required to attend? What if you have been the victim of DFV but you actually feel safe enough to attend a Mediation? Are you automatically excluded?