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8May, 17
what is your best alternative dispute resolution

Chief Justice of the Family court of Australia, Judge Diana Bryant says “I think the system is letting people down” In an article published by Robyn Powell of the ABC on 1 May 2017 our head Judge of the Family Court says “ I think the system is letting people down” and Bryant J sets ... more

6Jul, 16

As reported recently in a ‘very reliable’ gossip magazine, Kim Kardashian and Kanye West’s marriage is on life support right now, but don’t expect a Court showdown if they do go their separate ways. Radaronline.com has learned the couple has hammered out an agreement on how to potentially divide their assets – including the kids ... more

9Mar, 16

ABOUT ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION With the very long waiting lists to have your matter heard in the Federal Circuit Court and Family Court Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) is on the rise.  It works and it is cheaper for everyone. Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) is just that.  It is a range of pathways outside of the ... more

21Jan, 15

HOW ARE THE STRESS LEVELS GOING? One of the most frequently asked questions we are asked is “Am I in a de facto relationship?”. This is often considered one of the most complex areas of Family Law and it requires a measured approach. Meaning of de facto relationship A person is in a  de facto relationship with another person if: the persons are ... more

12Dec, 14

Elton John and his partner David may not be considered the parents of their children in Australia. Under the provisions of the Family Law Act parents are responsible for the care, welfare and development of their children. The parents may be married or living in a de facto relationship. In both instances the children of ... more

18Oct, 14
Time Spent With Children

Quality or Quantity, shared parental responsibility – Time spent with children. The family law legislation requires that following a separation the Family Law Court Brisbane apply the presumption that it is in the best interests of the child for the parents to have equal shared parental responsibility in normal circumstances and where practical unless there ... more