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December 7, 2017

What happens when you can’t locate your ex-partner?

When bringing proceedings for divorce or other family law orders in the Family or Federal Circuit Courts, it is usually required for such proceedings to be brought to the attention…
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December 7, 2017

13 year old child not wanting to spend time with mother

A really sad case was recently finalised in the Family Court in Melbourne. It was a parenting matter involving a 13 year old girl who had lived with her mother…
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December 7, 2017

Increase in divorce fees

┬áDespite the rejection by the Senate of the significant filing fees proposed in the 2015 Federal Budget, there have been some more modest fees announced. New fees were introduced on…
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November 22, 2017

Judge butts in, ordering parents not to smoke in front of their child – restraining the behaviour of parents

A recent case in the Family Court has highlighted the powers of the court to make orders restraining parents from behaving in a particular fashion in front of their children.…