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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.
Strathpine Magistrates Court:
Costs Orders in Family Law Proceedings
In family law proceedings each party will normally be expected to bear his or her own legal costs. However, a court has a discretion to order one party to pay the costs of another party in some circumstances. It is important to consider whether such circumstances apply before applying for costs orders. When can courts…
FCC Rules on Secret Recordings
In May 2019, the Federal Circuit Court of Australia decided an application to exclude video recordings made in secret from evidence in a parenting matter. The secret recordings had been made by the mother in the matter when the father was attending her home for hand overs of the children. There were also two audio…
Family Court Finds No Change of Circumstances
In March 2019, the Full Court of the Family Court decided an application in the parenting matter of Mahoney v Dieter. The mother in the matter sought the variation of orders made by the Family Court Division of the District Court of New Zealand on the basis that there had been a change of circumstances…
Is a Sperm Donor a Parent?
On 19 June 2019, the High Court handed down its decision in the matter of Masson v Parsons. The case concerned whether a man engaged as a sperm donor was a parent within the meaning of the Family Law Act. Mr Masson had donated sperm to a lesbian mother on the understanding that he would…