Parenting Plans and Consent Orders – A workbook for parents

This workbook has been provided for your benefit and is not intended to be a substitute for legal advice. It is only intended to provide you with a guide to the issues that you should consider before you attempt mediation or enter into a Parenting Plan or Consent Orders.

Some of the questions in this workbook may not be relevant to your particular situation. If you cannot agree on some issues raised in this workbook, don’t let it get in the way of reaching an agreement on other parts. You can always leave some issues to be agreed later.

It is strongly recommended that before you sign any agreement in relation to your children that you obtain legal advice.

This booklet is not suitable for instances where there has been family violence or there is a risk to you or your children’s safety and wellbeing. If this applies to your situation or you have concerns about these issues please put down this booklet and seek legal advice.