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Alternatives to Family Court Proceedings

Alternatives to Family Court Proceedings

We understand that when parents separate, it could be an arduous exercise for both parents and particularly any children involved. Just late last year, the Federal Government announced inquiry into the family law and child support systems after accusations that the...
#Stepparentgoals

#Stepparentgoals

Often as lawyers we see the influence of step parents for children. If those step parents are not a good influence on a parent of a child, that can indicate problems that a parent may have in prioritising their child over other, self-destructive behaviours. On the...
Family Law, Separation and IVF

Family Law, Separation and IVF

In vitro fertilisation or IVF is an increasingly common method that people in Australia are using to assist them with having a family. In 2017, almost 75,000 IVF cycles were recorded in Australian clinics, up from 52,000 in 2007. In 2017, one in 21 women (or...
Celebrities Have Parenting Problems Too

Celebrities Have Parenting Problems Too

Russell Crowe has recently opened up about the struggle he had to spend quality time with his children after finalising his divorce from Danielle Spencer. Crowe has two sons, aged 16 and 13 years old. In a recent interview, Crowe revealed “I don’t get to wake up with...
How Do I Prepare for My Family Report?

How Do I Prepare for My Family Report?

A Family Report is a written document prepared by an independent social worker or a psychologist specialised in working with children and families. There are two types of Family Reports: The Court determines when a Family Report is required during the proceedings and...