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LAWS77-803: Family Dispute Resolution 1


Family Dispute Resolution 1 is a subject offered in the Master of Laws in Family Dispute Resolution and can also be taken as an elective in other Masters programs offered by the Faculty of Law. The practice of family dispute resolution is a specialist area of dispute resolution. This subject will introduce students to the legal, social and financial implications of practising as a family dispute resolution practitioner. Students will develop the necessary skills to support the safety of vulnerable parties, manage responses to domestic and family violence and work with a child focused approach.

Subject details

FacultyFaculty of Law
Semesters offered
  • September 2022 [Non-Standard Offering]
  • January 2023 [Non-Standard Offering]
  • May 2023 [Non-Standard Offering]
  • September 2023 [Non-Standard Offering]
Study areas
  • Law
Subject fees
  • Commencing in 2022: $5,310
  • Commencing in 2023: $5,450

Learning outcomes

1. Apply theoretical knowledge and principles in resolving complex parenting and financial disputes. 2. Apply diagnostic skills and strategies to manage challenges in family dispute resolution. 3. Critically analyse and evaluate advanced theoretical and practical knowledge within the context of family dispute resolution.

Enrolment requirements

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There are no co-requisites.

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  • Study Abroad Students
  • This subject is not available to students on US Financial Aid.
  • Students on a Student Visa may be restricted from enrolment due to the mode of delivery in the chosen semester. Check the subject outline for further details.

This subject is not available as a general elective. To be eligible for enrolment, the subject must be specified in the students’ program structure.

Subject outlines

Subject dates

Non-Standard Offering
Enrolment opens14/11/2021
Semester start17/01/2022
Subject start14/03/2022
Cancellation 1?18/03/2022
Cancellation 2?19/03/2022
Last enrolment16/03/2022
Withdraw – Financial?21/03/2022
Withdraw – Academic?24/03/2022
Teaching census?20/03/2022
Non-Standard Offering
Enrolment opens20/03/2022
Semester start16/05/2022
Subject start11/07/2022
Cancellation 1?15/07/2022
Cancellation 2?16/07/2022
Last enrolment13/07/2022
Withdraw – Financial?18/07/2022
Withdraw – Academic?21/07/2022
Teaching census?17/07/2022
Non-Standard Offering
Enrolment opens17/07/2022
Semester start07/11/2022
Subject start07/11/2022
Cancellation 1?11/11/2022
Cancellation 2?12/11/2022
Last enrolment09/11/2022
Withdraw – Financial?14/11/2022
Withdraw – Academic?17/11/2022
Teaching census?13/11/2022