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Our areas of expertise include:
- divorce and separation;
- arrangements for children;
- de facto partnerships;
- property and estates;
- domestic violence issues;
- spouse maintenance;
- prenuptial agreements;
- any other family law issues.
Gatton Magistrates Court:
Sole ‘Custody’ of Children in Australia
What is Parental Responsibility? ‘Parental responsibility’ is presumed to be held equally by both parents of children born to, or legally adopted into, a relationship under section 61C of the Family Law Act 1975 (Cth) [the ‘Act’]. This means under the Act, each parent of children under 18 years of age has equal parental responsibility for…
Prepare for Divorce – 5 Matters to Consider
Why Prepare for Separation? A failure to prepare for separation and divorce – the dissolution of a relationship – will often cause greatly increased costs to both parties, higher levels of mental stress and worry, time inconvenience, and possibly a large increase in personal conflict and emotional distress. Many couples who have enjoyed a long-term…
Surrogacy in Australia
What Is Surrogacy? A “surrogate” is a person who acts to achieve an outcome on behalf of another person, i.e. a ‘surrogate’ is simply a substitute. So, ‘surrogate parenting’ is one person, the surrogate, carrying a foetus on behalf of another person, usually someone who is either incapable or unwilling to bear the child themselves.…
Child Abuse Allegations in Australian Parenting Cases
Child abuse cases are covered under the Magellan program which operates in the Family Court of Australia. The Magellan program is for parenting cases which involve serious allegations of child abuse (including physical and sexual abuse). This program recognises that the children involved in these disputes are some of the most vulnerable. The Magellan program…