Moving or Travelling with Children After Separation

Navigating the complexities of parenting arrangements after separation or divorce can be challenging, especially when it involves moving house or travelling with children. The Family Law Act 1975 (Cth) serves as the foundation for addressing issues related to the care...Read More

Common Family Law Fallacies

If you are in the unfortunate situation of going through a break-up you have probably heard all sorts of ‘advice’ from well-meaning friends and family. Family and friends are a great source of emotional and practical support when you have separated, however good legal...Read More

Coercive Control Offences in New South Wales

Recent research found that 99% of intimate partner homicides in New South Wales that occurred between 2008 and 2016 were preceded by evidence of “coercive control” within the relationship. In 2022, the NSW parliament introduced a law to criminalise coercive control in...Read More

Child care arrangements following separation

Following a separation, parents do not have to go to court about the care arrangements for their children. As a matter of principle, we encourage our clients to reach an agreement if possible, without the need to resort to the Family Law courts. One advantage in...Read More

Getting interim orders in the Family Court

Separated couples unable to resolve matters regarding parenting and finances through mutual agreement can apply for interim orders in the Federal Circuit Court (or Family Court for some more serious and complex cases). Interim orders are “temporary orders” and usually...Read More