Parenting Arrangements

What To Do If Your Child Has Been Abducted And Taken Overseas

What To Do If Your Child Has Been Abducted And Taken Overseas

One of the most stressful things that could ever happen to a parent is their child being abducted, and that is multiplied times 10 if it is clear they have been abducted and taken overseas. International parental child abduction occurs when one parent or guardian takes their child from its home country without the permission …

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Why Family Orders Must Be Followed And The Consequences If You Do Not

Why Family Orders Must Be Followed And The Consequences If You Do Not

Following a separation, any agreement made between parents regarding parenting arrangements for the children can be made by consent  with the assistance of a family lawyer. These are called consent orders and they are formalised by making an application to the Family Court. If the parents cannot agree, then the Family Court makes a decision, …

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The Significant Difference Between Sole And Joint Parental Responsibility

The Significant Difference Between Sole And Joint Parental Responsibility

For married couples who have children, and who divorce whilst the children are still young, securing the services of a competent and reputable family lawyer for each party should be a priority. This is not just in respect of the legalities of divorce, and matters such as the property settlement, but more importantly with regard …

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Consent Order Family Law

My partner and I are splitting up. How do we go about deciding parenting arrangements for our children?

Deciding parenting arrangements for your children following a separation doesn’t have to be a complicated or stressful process. Who the children live with, who will make major decisions about their lives and who they will spend time with all needs to be considered. You and your partner coming to a joint parenting agreement is the …

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