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Care arrangements for children of separated parents

My teenager is not so enthusiastic about the Family Law care arrangements

Thursday October 27, 2016

Until recently Marcia’s care arrangements have seen her live with each parent in alternate weeks. Three weeks ago Marcia refused to go to Carol’s house, telling Mike that Carol was obsessed with diet and exercise and was too strict with what Marcia could and couldn’t eat. Marcia also tells Mike that Carol doesn’t pay any attention to her and argues with her new boyfriend all the time.   Read More  

Family courts can consider domestic violence in property settlement

Family Courts can consider domestic violence when determining property settlement

Thursday October 20, 2016

Domestic violence can have such a profound impact on a person’s life. Unfortunately, it remains common place that we see this with many of our client’s on a daily basis. Thankfully Family Courts are alive to the increasing prevalence of domestic violence and the law has developed to cover how they should consider the impact of violence when determining a property settlement.   Read More