Have you thought about the arrangements for your children over Christmas and the Summer holidays? If you think you’ll need some input from the Court to make sure you have the chance to spend time with your children over Christmas, you’ll need to start taking some steps now - you don’t have as much … [Read more...] about Christmas is Coming!
We’re all experiencing these changes for the first time and so why not make the best out of the changes together as well?! The Guide below aims to help you settle into the new-norm of working from home as a single parent, so it can be a quick and easy transition. The first step is to make sure … [Read more...] about A Single Parent’s Guide to Working from Home with Children
New Idea reports that Kate Ritchie is feeling overwhelmed by the thought of a “messy divorce”. Kate didn’t have a prenup made when she married in 2010, and she’s worried she’s going to have to hand over half of her $20M net worth to her hubby, who is the stay-at-home dad to 5 year old daughter … [Read more...] about A better way to separate.
There’s never an ideal time to separate… I remember my journey leading up to separation – I was 3 years out of university. Leaving my partner was all I could think about for almost a year, wondering whether I was doing the right thing, when was the right time, should I wait and keep trying … [Read more...] about Is there a “right” time to separate?
Family Law Matters provided a sound understanding of the matter and sought expert advice outside of their office to help make the best decision for the optimal outcome. At no time did I feel they were inflaming the situation to lengthen the process, they just drove on to the finalisation as quickly … [Read more...] about They drove on to the finalisation as quickly as possible.
Easter is just a hop away and we all know it’s easy to let time get away from you! Ensuring you have your parenting arrangements organised in a timely manner for special occasions, such as Easter, is very important. If the arrangements aren’t settled early, it can make Easter stressful … [Read more...] about Sharing Easter in 2019
It's that time of year again! Dust off those torches and dig our your candles. Earth Hour is back again! Earth Hour is a great opportunity for you to spend quality screen-free time with your children and to teach them about environmental … [Read more...] about Earth Hour 2019
When a couple separates, there’s a common belief that divorce is the first step. Generally speaking, a couple has a lot to get through before getting divorced. Divorce is in fact usually the final step in the family law process. The result being the legal termination of the marriage, and … [Read more...] about Separation & Divorce – what to expect
After making her national radio debut on Triple J’s The Hook Up program last year, our Principal Solicitor and Director Antonella Sanderson was invited back to speak for a third time this past Sunday. On the tricky subject of casual relationships resulting in pregnancy, Antonella weighed in on … [Read more...] about Our Principal Solicitor Antonella Sanderson tackles more tricky issues on Triple J’s the Hook Up
The Government has considered the problems arising where self-represented domestic violence offenders are allowed to cross-examine their victim, and today we see some meaningful action to address this problem. We are pleased the Government invited submissions the Family Law Committee at the Law … [Read more...] about Victims of domestic violence will soon be protected from exposure to further trauma in the courtroom