We aim to:
- To create a platform for those working within the broad sector of Family Law to come together to establish and maintain professional relationships.
- To develop, maintain and share and resources.
- To provide multi- disciplinary training and professional development opportunities.
Family Law Pathways Network - Vision & Structure
Family Law Pathways Network Sydney Purpose & Team
Family Law Pathways Network is a national network for professionals working with families who are separating, or have separated. It is funded by the Attorney-General’s Department and managed by a local steering committee which draws expertise across government, non-government and legal organisations.
The Network is the primary organisation bringing together all public, community and private service providers, including the Family Law Judiciary, Family Relationship Service providers, Therapists, Private Legal Practitioners and Mediators, Legal Aid NSW, services in the Family and Domestic Violence, ATSI, and mental health sectors, and Community Legal Centres.
A Project Officer is employed to coordinate the day to day operations of the Network.
An awareness of all available post-separation services.
Access to family law specific professional development and Mandatory Continuing Legal Education opportunities.
An understanding referral process.
Keeping abreast of changes in the way services are provided.
Keeping up to date with current changes to family law, regional Family Court information and legal issues at a federal and local level.
An improved understanding of legal/court processes.
Understanding requirements of courts and lawyers.
Keeping up to date with changes in the substantive law.