Undisputed: Family Dispute Resolution in Practice

June 30th, 2015 by

Lawyers play a multitude of roles: interpreter, advisor, guardian, and friend, among others. For family lawyers, being a referee can often be part of the job and in the field of family law we call these referees Family Dispute Resolution Practitioners (FDRPs). FDRPs are accredited, specialist mediators registered with the Federal Attorney General’s office who assist families affected by separation or divorce in resolving matters related to property, money and child custody.