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DIY Agreement Separation Toolkit

You can reach a separation agreement yourselves. But you need to know the facts. In this step-by-step video series, top Mediator and Barrister Jack Whelan guides you through everything you need to know to reach a separation agreement.

For a fraction of the cost of one hour with a Lawyer, you can learn how to:

  • separate on fair terms
  • get on the same page as your ex-partner
  • avoid common mistakes
  • draft a DIY Agreement with templates to fill as you go.

Is a DIY agreement right for you? Watch the first session free to find out

This toolkit is best for couples who:

  • are amicable and communicate well
  • trust each other to be honest about finances
  • are comfortable with Australia’s legal system
  • are married or in a de-facto relationship
  • want to stay in control of their divorce.

About the instructor

Jack Whelan is a Barrister, nationally accredited Mediator and Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner, and Co-Founder of The Separation Guide. He has led over 500 mediations across different fields of law.

Jack’s interest in family law comes from watching family members do it tough in a complicated and costly system. He created this series to help couples who want to stay in control of their separation understand what a fair settlement can look like.


The series includes resources and guidance equivalent to $5,000 worth of expert time.

We donate 5% of the profits from this DIY series to RESPECT and 5% to Men’s Sheds.