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The Progress of Same-Sex Marriage in Australia

In light of the 2022 Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi-Gras festivities currently underway, we wanted to shed light on the progress made regarding same-sex marriage in Australia since its legal inception on the 9th of December 2017. Same-sex marriage was legalised through the enactment of the Marriage Amendment (Definition and Religious Freedoms) Act 2017 (Cwlth), […]

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Family Court of Australia Exists No Longer

The Family Court of Australia has recently collapsed after a Bill was passed merging the Family Court of Australia with the Federal Circuit Court of Australia. The merger of the courts was met with great resistance from many family law experts including former judges, lawyers, family violence experts, lobbyists and legal bodies who believe that […]

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How should YOU prepare when filing for divorce?

If you are anticipating filing for divorce you might be feeling uneasy about meeting with a family lawyer for the first time however there are a few tips that can help you remain calm during the entire process. There are a number of steps involved in an application for divorce and the Family Court requires […]

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Family Law – Parenting amidst the Coronavirus

The Coronavirus has resulted in uncertainty surrounding parenting arrangements as parents and carers are left grappling with the need to follow social distancing guidelines whilst adhering to Court Orders. The current situation is highly stressful for both parents and children as many parents are now working from home and home schooling their children, whilst others […]

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Unborn Children and Relocation

The breakdown of a relationship is already a difficult time for all parties involved. However, this process can be exacerbated if one parent wishes to relocate with their children. Relocation is where one parent seeks to move their children away from the other parent, usually relocating a significant distance away. In Australia, parents are assumed […]

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