Greater words cannot be spoken. Apply the sense and feeling of this letter to your separation and you will succeed in having a great co-parenting relationship.
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This post is an oldie, but a goodie. Take a read of this woman’s perspective on her ex-husband having a new girlfriend – and the positive way she views the impact of this on their children they have together.
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 […]
Judge Heffernan in the matter of Coulter & Coulter (No. 2)  FCCA 1290 (15 May 2019) heard an application of the father to exclude video recordings made by the mother of the father when he attended her home for hand overs of the children and two audio recordings of conversations between the father and […]
WHAT ARE THE IMPACTS ON CHILDREN OF PARENTAL ALIENATION? PART 2 Children who are exposed to PA suffer in a variety of general as well as specific ways from parental alienation. It will often have both temporary and lasting effects on their lives. This is obviously not the intention of the alienator, but it is […]
Separating property after a separation is often tricky and an emotional occasion as it brings about the realisation that the relationship is really over and there’s no turning back. In this case – the parties lived together although separated for quite some time – Wife bought land five years after parties separated their finances – […]
Equal time sought by shift working father dismissed as it was neither in the child’s best interests nor reasonably practicable – Order made for significant and substantial time, commencement of which to be based on father’s work roster In Marchand & Mahony  FCWA 67 (6 June 2017) O’Brien J of the Family Court of […]
Relocating from one place to another with children are not easy cases to consider. All avenues must be canvassed to ascertain the effects on the children being able to maintain the rights open to them as defined by the Family Law Act. Namely, that children have a right to a meaningful relationship with both parents. […]