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Ararat Magistrates Court:
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…
Are Family Trusts Part of the Asset Pool?
Family trusts are a structure frequently used to arrange the financial affairs of a family. They provide many benefits, particularly in tax planning and estate planning. A trust has an appointed trustee, who is a legal owner of any assets held in the trust and who holds and manages assets on behalf of the beneficiaries.…
Family Law Appeals Post Medlow & Medlow
Family law appeals are relatively uncommon. However, appeals are a vital part of the legal system to ensure that matters are decided according to the law and that judges exercise their discretion appropriately. An appeal may be the only means to seek to remedy an unfavourable judgment. For those with an unfavourable interim result, an…
Cross-Examination of Survivors By Family Violence Perpetrators
The cross-examination of survivors by perpetrators of family violence will soon be banned in family law proceedings. The ban, which comes into effect in September 2019, will apply in certain circumstances where allegations of family violence have been raised. The ban was introduced with the passing of the Family Law Amendment (Family Violence and Cross-examination…