There are a number of alternatives to court which couples can avail of:
Collaborative Law – parents sit together at face to face meetings and resolve issues together, each of them supported by a specially trained lawyer.
To find a collaboratively trained lawyers in Galway go to:
To find more information about collaborative law go to www.acp.ie
As a family law specialist who recognises the paramount importance of the future well being of the entire family, Brid is committed to offering clients positive alternatives to the court system.
She is a qualified Solicitor Mediator with Resolution, the UK Family Lawyers Association.
Brid is also a founder member of Galway Collaborative Law Practitioners and is a Board member of the National Association of Collaborative Practitioners.
In 2009, she represented clients in 3 of the first 4 cases to be concluded collaboratively in the Western Circuit.
Brid has undergone extensive training in mediation and collaborative law. She is also certified as a trainer with the International Association of Collaborative Practitioners.
Click here to listen to Brid’s interview with Galway Bay FM