How A Family Lawyer Can Help With Parenting Order’s During Divorce

If you have children, one of the many things you will come up during your divorce and will need to be discussed with your family lawyer is Children's Orders sometimes also referred to as parenting orders. What are Parenting Orders? These are directives made by the family court about parenting arrangements for the child. But [...]

By | October 23rd, 2017|Children|Comments Off on How A Family Lawyer Can Help With Parenting Order’s During Divorce

School and Education Issues After Divorce

After a divorce or separation, parenting decisions made during the relationship, such as choice of schools for children, can become matters that are now in dispute. What happens when parents disagree on school choice? Does shared or joint custody school choice or shared custody school choice, differ compared to sole custody school choice? Parents Disagree [...]

By | July 22nd, 2017|Children, divorce, Divorce Law|Comments Off on School and Education Issues After Divorce

Same Sex Separation Rights

What are same sex separation rights in Victoria? Is a question we are asked by people seeking clarity on same sex relationship break up entitlements. This can be a complex issue, but we will try to provide some answers in this article. Financial Issues Provided that separation has occurred after February 2009, financial issues in [...]

By | June 22nd, 2017|Children, de facto separation, divorce, Divorce Law, same sex separation|Comments Off on Same Sex Separation Rights

Child Abduction: How Our Lawyers Can Help Retrieval

Child Abduction By A Parent Sometimes a parent conceals, detains or takes a child from the other parent, often assisted by other family members. Such an act is called parental abduction. This form of child abduction usually happens when the parents have separated. What Our Family Lawyers Can Do To Help If a child has [...]

By | October 19th, 2016|Children, divorce, Divorce Law|Comments Off on Child Abduction: How Our Lawyers Can Help Retrieval

Child Support and Maintenance

Child Support refers to payments made by one parent to the other parent by way of financial support for their child. Child support can be arranged either via a Child Support Assessment through the Child Support Agency (DHS) or through a private agreement. A Child Support Assessment takes into account a number of factors including [...]

By | October 17th, 2016|Children, divorce, Divorce Law|Comments Off on Child Support and Maintenance

Children’s Arrangements

Separation is a difficult and emotional time for everyone, especially for children involved, it is here that an experienced child custody lawyer can make a huge difference in sorting out your children's arrangements. Upon separation, it is important to consider what arrangements should be made in relation to any children. From a practical perspective, one [...]

By | October 17th, 2016|Children|Comments Off on Children’s Arrangements

Family Violence and Intervention Orders (Restraining Orders)

What is Family Violence And Intervention Orders? Family Violence refers to violent, threatening or other behaviour by a person that coerces or controls a member of the person's family, or causes the family member to be fearful. Family violence can include physical abuse, sexual abuse, financial abuse and emotional abuse. Specific examples can include the [...]

By | October 17th, 2016|Children, divorce, Divorce Law|Comments Off on Family Violence and Intervention Orders (Restraining Orders)

Divorce Lawyers Melbourne

Before an application for divorce can be made by our divorce lawyers in Melbourne, the following needs to happen: Firstly a separation. A separation occurs when two people are no longer in a relationship. Often, this occurs when they cease living together, though people can remain separated and still live in the same house. A divorce [...]

By | March 17th, 2016|Children, divorce, Divorce Law|Comments Off on Divorce Lawyers Melbourne