Can Family Court Make An Order In Relation To An Unborn Child?

03 Feb
2020

Can Family Court Make An Order In Relation To An Unborn Child?

Q: Can Family Court Make An Order In Relation To An Unborn Child? A: No! The Family Court is powerless to make orders prior to the birth of the child. As a family lawyer, I often receive inquiries from soon to be fathers wanting to know their rights in relation…

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07 Jan
2020

Family Law and Social Media

Social Media Feuds: How It Can Affect Your Family Law Matter Almost 11 Million Australians will use Facebook over the course of 2019. Like most people, Facebook is used as a platform to share your thoughts and experiences or listen to others. As such, it is not uncommon to across…

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10 Oct
2019

Criminal Law in Family Law Proceedings

The Impact of Criminal Law in the Family Law Jurisdiction Pursuant to section 61DA of the Family Law Act 1975 (Cth), the presumption of equal shared parental responsibility exists within family law proceedings. However, this presumption does not apply in circumstances where parents have engaged in family violence due to…

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16 Sep
2019

Solicitors Role in Family Proceedings

The role of solicitors in Family Law proceedings may not be known to the parties before commencing the legal representation. In the case of Simic& Norton [2017] FamCA 1007, Justice Benjamin was critical of both parties’ solicitors, describing their actions as fuelling a negative culture of “bitter adversarial and highly…

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17 Aug
2019

Party Expenditure and Wastage

Parties Wastage Following Separation Usually during cases of divorce or separation proceedings which reach the Court, one party has made the other party’s life very difficult, often causing heated disputes and emotions. Although a party may have been difficult, lied, cheated or has caused the other significant pain, the other…

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11 Jul
2019

Merging of the Federal Circuit Court and Family Court

On 30 May 2018, the Government proposed to restructure the existing structure of the Federal Court of Australia. This will have the effect of merging the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (FCFCA) as of 1 January 2019. Resulting from this merge, a new Family Law Appeal Division will…

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18 Mar
2019

Do you need information about the Family Law Courts Brisbane?

Important information and contact details about the Family Law Courts Brisbane The Family Law Courts Brisbane’ National Enquiry Centre (NEC) is the entry point for all telephone and email inquiries about Family Law Court matters in the Family Court of Australia and the Federal Circuit Court of Australia. The NEC…

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09 Oct
2018

Find a Family Lawyer Brisbane That Works For You

A Simple Way To Find a Family Lawyer Brisbane That Works For You. Depending on how long a couple has been together, separating can be a lengthy, sometimes confusing, and often painful process. Then there are all the legalities involved in the situation. Find a Family Lawyer Brisbane that gives…

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17 Nov
2017

AUSTRALIANS EMPHATICALLY VOTE YES FOR SAME SEX MARRIAGE NATIONWIDE

The YES Vote Wins! So where to from here, and what does it mean for same sex rights? It was an awesome sight to see how Australia stood still to hear the news that, we the people, voted in the majority to legally allow same sex couples to marry.  The…

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25 Oct
2017

Parenting of Your Children

Where the children should live and how much time they should spend with the other parent or other significant adults in their lives are now subject to the Family Law Act.  This came into effect in 2006. The principals in the legislation are summarised as follows: “The law will take…

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