In this informative video, Mathew Shepherd, Accredited Family Law Specialist, Mediator, and Arbitrator, shares his expertise on getting a family law property arbitration underway. Mathew breaks down the first four crucial steps that need to be taken to initiate the process, providing valuable insights and practical tips for anyone seeking to resolve property disputes in the context of family law.

Mathew explains the first step in the process, which is selecting an arbitrator who is impartial, experienced, and qualified to make legally binding decisions. He provides tips on how to select the right arbitrator, including reviewing their credentials, experience, and reputation.

The second step is determining the scope of the arbitration, which involves identifying the issues in dispute, the evidence required, and the procedural rules that will apply. Mathew discusses the different types of arbitration, such as off-the-paper proceedings and full hearings, and how to choose the right model for your dispute.

The third step is selecting the right model for the proceedings, which includes choosing the venue, format, and timing of the arbitration. Mathew explains the advantages and disadvantages of each model and provides practical advice on how to select the right one for your situation.

Finally, Mathew emphasizes the importance of planning meetings and obtaining consent from all parties to ensure a smooth arbitration process. He provides tips on how to prepare for the arbitration, including gathering and presenting evidence, drafting written submissions, and managing the hearing itself.

In conclusion, Mathew Shepherd’s informative video provides valuable insights into getting a family law property arbitration underway. The video offers practical tips and advice for anyone seeking to resolve property disputes in the context of family law. If you’re dealing with a family law property dispute and considering arbitration, the team at Ramsden Lawyers is here to provide the expert guidance and support you need.

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