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Jersey Family Law Association ( JFLA)

Extent: Jersey
Updated 30 March 2015

 

Words you may need to know

Conciliation and Mediation - this is a friendly  way of handling legal disputes where both sides are brought together to try and patch up their differences and reach agreement about something.

 

Association Aims

The JFLA was established in 1996 by a group of lawyers who wanted to improve the practice of family law in Jersey. It took as its role model the Solicitors' Family Law Association (now renamed Resolution) in the UK. Its aims are;

- to work in  a caring way with families

- to be timely, efficient and mindful of costs in the handling of family disputes

- to promote and encourage conciliation and mediation procedures

- the promotion and encouragement of education and training in matters of Family Law and practice.

 

The Association provides training and education for members with seminars on relevant topics.

 

Membership

Open to Advocates and Solicitors with two years or more active practice in family law.

 

Associate membership

Open to less experienced lawyers or any other person  approved by the Committee.

 

Jersey Family Law Association

Tel:01534875875 
Fax: 01534 875885        Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

http://www.jfla.je/