Author: brisbanefamilylaw

In a recent Appeal of a decision of the Family Court of Australia, the Appellant Court reviewed orders between the parties in respect of their two children under Pt VII... Read More

Unfortunately, statistics are on the rise for family violence in contemporary Australian society, with studies determining that individuals are most at risk at the time of or shortly following separation. Family... Read More

In parenting matters, the Court’s main focus is making orders that align with the children’s best interests as this remains the paramount consideration. But how does the Court determine what... Read More

The mediation certificate is also known as a Section 60I Certificate and is issued by registered family dispute resolution providers in the following circumstances: 1. To confirm both parties attended mediation... Read More

The adoption process in Queensland is managed by the government organisation Adoption Services Queensland. adoption QueenslandA child’s Stepparent (being either married or in a de facto relationship with the parent... Read More

On 1 September 2021 the Family Court of Australia merged with the Federal Circuit Court of Australia. The new Court referred to as the Federal Circuit and Family Court of... Read More

A Binding Child Support Agreement is a contract between the parents which sets out the terms of the agreement they have reached in relation to the amount of child support... Read More

The law will take the view that parenting is a responsibility which should be shared and, in most cases, parents will need to consult and agree on the major of... Read More

The most important thing to remember as any parent, and just as much so in separated families, is that you must be proactive and protective should your children face a... Read More

A Binding Financial Agreement is a private contract between two parties in which they are effectively finalising property settlement and spousal maintenance issues outside of the Court. Binding Financial Agreements can... Read More