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Mums and Dad’s witholding time can have long ranging effects!

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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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Equal time sought by shift working father!

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 [2017] FCWA 67 (6 June 2017) O’Brien J of the Family Court of […]

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Is it wise to separate siblings following a relationship breakdown?

Splitting or Separating Siblings when a Relationship Breakdown Many parents in deciding custody or time spent arrangements of the children often ponder if they should divide the children between them? This article will give you insights into the idea of separating siblings and why it is not the best idea or in the best interests of the children. Many times […]

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How Important are Affidavits in Family Law

The importance of Affidavits in Family Law proceedings. It cannot be stressed enough how important or crucial to the presentation of a strong case a good and well prepared affidavit is in family law proceedings. An affidavit is a sworn or affirmed document which contains the primary evidence of which ones case is based. Family […]

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