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Potatoes anyone?

It has been claimed that in Western Australia it is an offence to possess 50kgs of potatoes. Sound strange? This one is a fact! Section 22 of the Marketing of Potatoes Act 1946 prohibits anyone from selling, delivering, purchasing, or taking delivery of 50kgs (or what appears to be 50kg) or more of potatoes unless you are […]

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What is Remand?

Remand (also known as pre-trial detention or provisional detention) is the process of detaining a person who has been arrested and charged with an offence until their trial. A person who is on remand is held in a prison or detention centre, or held under house arrest. Varying terminology is used, but “remand” is generally used in common law jurisdictions and in Europe “preventive detention”. Remand […]

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ODD LAWS

DON’T GET CAUGHT BLOWING BUBBLES IN SINGAPORE Did you know it’s illegal to chew gum in Singapore Sometimes we all suffer when fools break the rules. After vandals used chewing gum to mess with the Mass Rapid Transit System and the Housing and Development Board spent $150,000 a year to clean gum liter, Singapore banned […]

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Covid – 19 Pandemic and how the court views spend tiome arrangements!

Judges have a difficult job of having to decide matters during these interesting times where obstacles are placed in the way of, or the addition of another layer of consideration to what constitutes best interest principles during COVID-19 restrictions. The primary consideration of the Family Law Act 1975 and overriding objective when it comes to […]

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Do you struggle with Financial Problems in your relationship?

Not only during COVID-19 times, people who are experiencing financial hardship more often than not have relationship arguments about finances. In fact, in my experience, financial problems are the most common contributing factor to separation. How do you approach the subject with your partner? Relationships Australia have published a free tip sheet which has valuable […]

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How does parental conflict hurt children??

It shouldn’t come as a surprise that Parental Conflict does harm children, but to many parents it is a surprise to find out how it does harm children.  click here to find out more What about from a developmental lens?  How does it harm children developmentally?

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