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February 2020

Can a Child Decide Which Parent to Live With?

By |February 4th, 2020|Child Custody, Family Law, Family Resolution, Parenting, Visiting Rights|

During divorce proceedings where children are involved, the Family Law Act prescribes that the child or children have the opportunity to have a meaningful relationship with both parents. This can have a different meaning for different families, depending on a range of circumstances. Even in circumstances where separated parents might [...]

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January 2020

Child Abduction

By |January 28th, 2020|Child Abduction, Family Law, Parenting|

Child Abduction Australia Children being abducted by the parent or a family member is more common in Australia than you may think. Generally, this could happen when the parent or a family member is not satisfied with the current parenting arrangements and decide to leave the area or the [...]

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Family Law Fee Fears

By |January 27th, 2020|Family Law, Fees|

It can be frightening approaching a family law solicitor when you don’t know how much it’s going to cost for an initial appointment, not t mention the ongoing family law matter. It is understandable why some people going through a separation won’t go to a family law solicitor to seek family law [...]

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Equal Shared Parental Responsibility on Care Arrangements

By |January 2nd, 2020|Child Support, Family Law, Separation|

In parenting proceedings before, pursuant to the Family Law Act 1975 (Cth) (as amended) (“the Act”), the Family Law Courts in Australia Courts are required to apply a rebuttable presumption that it is in the child’s best interest for the parents of the child to have equal shared parental responsibility [...]

December 2019

12 TIPS TO NEGOTIATE AN AMICABLE OUTCOME WITH YOUR EX-PARTNER

By |December 2nd, 2019|Divorce, Family Law, Family Resolution|

You have separated and now you might be wondering what to do next. Not every separation needs to be dramatic and if both parties keep communication open and respectful, you may be able to finalise the matters arising out of separation amicably and with only a little assistance from a [...]

November 2019