The Good Divorce — divorcing in a pandemic

Family therapists and lawyers are reportedly booked out due to a spike in inquiries thanks to the COVID-19 lockdowns, particularly in Melbourne and Sydney.

We hear what it’s like to separate in a pandemic and if 2021 will result in the tsunami of divorces some are predicting.

Guests:

Jack Whelan, barrister and mediator, founder of The Separation Guide
Rachel Voysey, principal psychologist at The Relationship Room
Vanessa Hernandez, head of family law in Queensland for Australian Family Lawyers
Marguerite Picard, collaborative family lawyer, director of MELCA, family dispute resolution

Listen to the Podcast here:
https://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/lifematters/01-the-good-divorce-%E2%80%94-divorcing-in-a-pandemic/13205812