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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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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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WHAT ARE THE IMPACTS ON CHILDREN OF PARENTAL ALIENATION? Part 2

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 […]

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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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