For most people, family law proceedings are stressful / an emotional process. You have separated from a spouse – you are now left to nut out the care arrangements for your kids (if you had them with your former spouse) and / or divvy up your property.Read More
When parents separate, care arrangements for the children of the relationship or marriage are often negotiated amicably or orders are made with intervention from the Court.
When Orders or agreements are being negotiated by parents after separation, other important people in the child or children’s lives such as their grandparents are often overlooked.
You might have a falling out with your grandchild or grandchildren’s parents and are no longer able to spend time with or communicate with your grandchild/ren. Or god forbid the unthinkable happens and one or both of your grandchild’s parents passes leaving them without one or both of their parents.Read More
Question: Fact or Fiction – You need the consent of both parents to obtain a passport for your child?
Answer: FICTIONRead More
I have just been assessed to pay child support to my former spouse but I do not agree with the amount I have been assessed to pay? Can I dispute it?Read More
After you separate the Court can make orders that will require you to continue providing your former partner with financial support so that they can meet their expenses.
This may not seem fair – I mean you are no longer together why the heck should you have to continue paying your former partner money right?Read More
No question is a silly question. And there are 3 questions that you will be asking when you first separate and let’s face it – kids cost money so as a parent you need to know the answers.Read More
Unfortunately marriages do not always work out like planned. So, what happens next when you want a divorce?Read More