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Mediation is a process in which the parties, with the support of an impartial mediator, identify issues, develop options, consider alternatives and make decisions about future actions and outcomes.
The NZLS Panel of Mediators – Family Specialist is the gateway to Family Dispute Resolution (FDR) provider appointment.
By becoming an accredited member you can demonstrate that you have achieved a certain level of training and experience in family mediation and that you are committed to maintaining a high standard of mediation in your practice.
If you are not an existing member of the NZLS Panel, and you wish to be appointed by the NZLS as an FDR provider, you will need to apply for membership of and accreditation to the Panel.
There are three criteria for membership to the NZLS Panel of Mediators – Family Specialist: