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Who’s your daddy? DNA testing in Court !!

DNA testing in Court: The question of a child’s paternity is a matter that commonly arises in Family Law disputes. Refusing to participate in a court ordered DNA test is...

By Aylward Game Jul 2, 2018 CHILD SAFETY

What Is a Parenting Plan and Why Would You Want One?

Separation and divorce can prove to be a complicated process on a number of levels, even if there are no children involved. However, when a couple has had children together,...

By Aylward Game Apr 18, 2018 CHILD SAFETY

My Ex Won’t Let Me See My Children

Separation and divorce is a stressful and very confusing period of life. Stress levels are exacerbated even further when children are involved. Many marriages and de facto relationships that break...

By Aylward Game Apr 16, 2018 CHILD SAFETY

Limits of hair follicle drug testing in Family Law proceedings

Drug use by a parent is often alleged in Family Law parenting proceedings, typically in the context of one parent calling into question the ability of the other parent to...

By Aylward Game Nov 29, 2017 Child Custody

Varying & Setting Aside Final Parenting Orders

It Ain’t Over ‘Til It’s Over: Varying and setting aside final parenting orders A recent case has moved the goalposts when it comes to re-opening parenting matters after final orders...

By Aylward Game Sep 27, 2017 CHILD SAFETY

How old does a child have to be before they can decide who they live with?

We are frequently asked at what age a child can decide themselves about which parent they will choose to live with. Two cases decided recently in Australia and the UK...

By Aylward Game Sep 7, 2017 CHILD SAFETY

Stop-ex: How to Stop Your Ex From Moving Away With Your Child (Part 2)

Be Proactive and be in Control. Part 2.  Consent and children relocation. In our last blog, we talked about how to stop your ex from leaving the country with your child...

By aylwardgame Jan 29, 2017 CHILD SAFETY

Stop-Ex : How to Stop your Ex from Moving Away with your Child (Part 1)

Act Fast to Avoid Problems. Part 1.  Stopping your Children from Travelling overseas. It is an all too common occurrence in Family Law matters where one parent takes it upon...

By aylwardgame Jan 27, 2017 Child Custody

Relationship Breakdown: Smart People Do These Things before Contacting a Family Lawyer

Marriages, De Facto relationships and same sex relationships are all covered by the Family Law Act. Family Lawyers provide professional advice, assistance and support with a wide range of issues...

By Aylward Game Nov 1, 2016 CHILD SAFETY

How To Put Orders In Place Now To Avoid Problems Later On

If you Don’t put Orders in place now you’ll regret it! With just about every facet regarding Family Law issues it is highly recommended you get binding Orders from the...

By Aylward Game Oct 25, 2016 CHILD SAFETY