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Lawyers Weekly writer Jerome Doraisamy discussed with Claire McGregor on 13 October 2019 about the benefits of consulting a Financial Planner when dividing assets post separation. “Family law disputes are, she said, about more than simply dividing assets. “You need a financial planner who asks the right questions, knows how to listen, and can help...
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Tess from Argyll has experience working for Child Support and can assist with CS issues in mediation. How does Child Support work when a child moves between parents’ homes? The Guide to Social Security Law (‘the Guide’) provides guidance on how to determine percentage of care. The Guide sets out the following considerations to determine...
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Queensland Senator Pauline Hanson has been appointed to chair an inquiry into Family Law. Yes, ANOTHER one! Some commentators have said that having another inquiry is just a stalling tactic since we already have the Australian Law Review Commission (ALRC) Family Law System Review – Final Report which made 60 recommendations for reform. Other commentators lament...
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In 2018, Two parents appeared in Family Court after the father applied for a change of residence for the child to live with him. Final parenting orders had been made in December 2016 by consent but before they had been made, the mother had made allegations of possible sexual abuse of the child by the...
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Did you know 93% of separated parents share responsibility for their children in family court consent orders? Responsibility means sharing in major decisions like what school the children will go to, whether they will go to counselling, where they will live, what religion they will be instructed in (if any). The remaining 7% of parents...
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Feedback from a recent client: “I appreciate your time and professionalism. It was certainly a learning experience for me, following which, I hope we can focus on the children’s best interests moving forward.”
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In a 2018 Family Court case, The mother said she had never caused the children to feel “caught in the middle” of the parental conflict, but she clearly has, the judge said. Due to the children’s constant exposure to the denigration of the father by her, they now believe their family is split and there...
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A Mum and Dad had been in and out of Family Court since 2009. The children had been to many appointments with experts for the purpose of court evidence. Mum had sole parental responsibility and refused to involve father in decisions regarding children. The judge noted the enormous financial and emotional costs of this 10...
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I’ve just finished reading A Piece of Cake by Cupcake Brown (Bantam Books, 2006). When the author was 11 years old, she discovered her mother dead. Within days, she also discovered that the man she loved and called Daddy was, in fact, her stepfather. Upon hearing of the death of the mother of his children,...
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