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At Bayside Mediation we offer affordable services, focused solutions and timely support. Our mediation process empowers you to decide the outcome
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As a Nationally Accredited Family Dispute Resolutions Practitioner and Mediator  I support and assist couples and their children through separation and divorce.  With more than 10 years’ experience working as a mediator and a further 20 years as a business owner; I understand my client’s requirements for a confidential, timely and considered approach to their family’s needs at this most difficult time.  You will benefit from my experience, knowledge and training in Family Law, I am able to help my clients make sense of the process of Family Law and support and clarify the choices available to them. My goal is to minimise the distress and confusion experienced by separating couples when dealing with the Australian Family Law legal system and help you make the best choices for you and your family.
dianne Loveday
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Alina practiced Family Law for several years after completing a Bachelor of Commerce / Bachelor of Laws at Monash University in 2002. She volunteered at the Family Law Assistance Program run by Monash Oakleigh Legal Service. During her time as a solicitor she represented clients in a wide range of parenting and property disputes and it was then that she came to understand the true value of conciliation and negotiation in matters involving family breakdowns and children.   When she started her own family Alina moved away from the law to run the retail operations of a family business. However, she missed being able to help and support couples through the difficulties experienced during separation and divorce. Alina’s real passion lay in advocating for the best interests of children and she found Family Dispute Resolution offered her the opportunity to combine her knowledge of the law and her compassion for families and children whilst offering a genuine alternative to litigation.  As a qualified and registered Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner Alina’s goal is to inform, support and upskill her clients so that they are able to move through this difficult time smoothly and efficiently and for any children of the relationship to be protected from conflict so that they may adjust and thrive. Alina enjoys providing advice and strategies on post separation parenting. Alina is able to assist clients with mediating Parenting Plans, Property Settlements and Child Support Agreements. She also assists clients to formalise their agreements by way of Consent Orders filed with the Family Court.
Suite 5 539 Highett Rd (Close to SouthLand) Highett Vic 3190 Australia
Bayside Mediation 2016
Dianne Loveday FDRP B.A. (Psych & Soc), (Monash) Grad Dip., Psychotherapy & Counselling Grad Dip., Family Dispute Resolution Nationally Accredited Mediator Member: VDRA, AMA, Resolution Institute
Hours 9:00am to 5:00pm Mon to Fri After Hrs and Weekends by Appointment
Alina Kleiman: BCom/LLB (Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Laws), (Monash). Grad Dip., Family Dispute Resolutions Nationally Accredited and Registered Mediator Leadr Qualified Mediator
Odette Snellen is a Nationally Accredited Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner and trained Mediator.  She has 10 years experience mediating with separating families across Melbourne, Regional Victoria and The Northern Territory.  Her expertise is working with High Conflict Clients who are struggling to reach agreement.   Well versed in the psychosocial aspects of separation, along with her amiable and non-judgemental persona Odette has assisted many clients to reach resolution without resorting to the trauma of litigation.  She is passionate about her role as a mediator and supports clients to achieve the best outcomes for their children and fair and equitable financial agreements.
Odette Snellen BA (University of Melbourne) LLB (University of Melbourne) Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner Trained National Mediator (Community Justice Centre N.T.)
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