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Just because the legislation says the Court must first rule out an equal parenting regime, doesn’t mean it will suit all families....

Gaps in age between siblings is often an impeding factor on being able to resolve a parenting matter, as a child(ren) may not be primarily attached to...

In a recent case from the Family Court of Appeal, the Court decided that it was a joint contribution by the parties of significant land holdings being...

Not usually necessary or even recommended in family law cases, given the ramifications of lodging one and damages flowing. ...

These are largely covered in child support related matters. ...

There is no set age a parent is able to travel internationally with their child/ren and indeed the Court when considering an Application by one parent...

If a family law litigant is not “happy” with their negotiated settlement, there are limited options for them to reopen or reagitate for a “secon...

Unfortunately for some of our clients in recent months, they have been left to wait for lengthy Court delays to have their parenting matters heard. Th...

A difficult subject to broach oftentimes, however an important one for people who have children from a prior relationship or where there is a consider...

“We can sort out those details later” – famous last words spoken by several of our clients in the past. Nothing should really be lef...

Both our Legal Practitioner Director, Jerome Hey and our firm have been listed in the prestigious 2020 Doyle’s Guide for leading family lawyers ...

The Strahan’s (not their real name) have finally finished their 14 year long legal battle through the Family Court. They were only married 12 ye...

Superannuation can be a component of a property settlement which causes problems between the parties. Often one party’s super balance is as larg...

In its many forms, this type of behaviour is unacceptable. The current statistics are absolutely disgraceful in terms of the number of victims and the...

This phrase came from a client last year. Another client, throughout his matter continued to refer to the “the pub test” (I’ll come ...

I’m not entirely sure, but thanks for asking. Prenups are considered, even in 2019, to be a little taboo. A difficult subject to broach with a p...

Well, no it’s not actually. As a parent in the family law realm you don’t really have rights, per se. There is nowhere in the legislation ...

Mediation has now become a compulsory step in most family law matters. This is to some people’s and, occasionally, their lawyer’s dislike....