What Are Independent Children’s Lawyers In Family Law Cases?

In complex or difficult parenting cases your lawyer or the Judge may see fit to appoint an Independent Children’s Lawyer to represent your child or children. This article will explain what an Independent Children’s Lawyer is and how they can assist parents bring their court matter to a close. Independent Children’s Lawyer An Independent Children’s …

When Does A Child Get Who They Live With?

This is a common question asked of our Family Lawyers and the answer is when they turn 18 years of age. However, a Court can place weight in the views a child expresses. In parenting matters, the best interests of the child are the paramount consideration of the Court. Consequently, the Court is able to …

Family Law And Children’s Passports.

A common reason parents come to see our family law solicitors is where there is a dispute about the children’s passports. These disputes can range from getting a passport for a child where the other parent does not agree to sign the form, to withholding a passport where there are fears the other parent may …

Family Violence – Amendments To The Family Law Act 1976 Commencing 11 September 2019

On 11 September 2019 amendments to the Family Law Act 1975 with respect to cross examination of self-represented parties where there are allegations of family violence will come in to effect. In effect, cross examination will not be permitted where there is a self-represented party, regardless of whether they are a victim or perpetrator. If …

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