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Property interests of elderly couple adjusted

Property interests of elderly couple adjusted Heath & Heath The Law Since Stanford & Stanford[1] in considering applications for alteration of property interests the Court must:…
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Our Children Australia

Our Children Australia Children and co-parenting communications – Our Children Australia  is a unique communication portal that enables parents to appropriately communicate with each other….
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Evolution of a co-parenting relationship

Evolution of a co-parenting relationship There are four stages in the evolution of a relationship from a beginning romance and/or marriage towards a divorce…
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Parenting Plans – the nuts and bolts for effective co-parenting

Parenting Plans – the nuts and bolts for effective co-parenting For co-parenting to be effective, both parents need to consider the needs of the…
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Grief: The Impact of Grief on Successful Co-Parenting

Grief: The Impact of Grief on Successful Co-Parenting Most parents want to co-parent successfully and strive to conduct themselves in ways that would include…
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Ex-partners: – how would you describe yours?

Ex-partners: – how would you describe yours? FIVE CATEGORIES OF POST-DIVORCE SPOUSAL RELATIONSHIPS Ahrons (1983) has conceptualised five categories of post-divorce spousal relationships: Perfect Pals,…
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Separated parenting: co-parenting and parallel parenting

Separated parenting: co-parenting and parallel parenting Definitions of terms The Australian family law system has the best interests of the child as the fundamental…
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Separation impact on children of divorce

Separation impact on children of divorce Co Parenting* A successful separation is one in which the parents separate from each other but do not…
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Our Children Australia

Our Children Australia Children and co-parenting communications – Our Children Australia  is a unique communication portal that enables parents to appropriately communicate with each other….
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Language development: an amazing journey

Language development: an amazing journey  By Raising Children Network Language development in children is amazing, and it’s a development that many parents really look…
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Play and play time are important for children

Play and play time are important for children  By Raising Children Network Playtime is more than just fun for babies and children. It’s how…
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Reading and storytelling with babies and children

Reading and storytelling with babies and children  by Raising Children Network Did you know? Sharing books with your child plays a big part in…
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Child development: the first five years

Child development: the first five years  By Raising Children Network  The first five years of a child’s life are critical for development. The experiences…
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Property settlement – a summary of the approach

Property settlement – a summary of the approach Clements & Clements & Anor Property settlement If the Husband and Wife each keep assets and…
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Home schooling attracts attention of DOCs, ICL

Home schooling attracts attention of DOCs, ICL Jamieson & Kennard X X is described by all that meet him in a positive way:- The…
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Testamentary trust excluded from pool

Testamentary trust excluded from pool Shrimpton & Shrimpton Assets and Liabilities The Husband’s testamentary trust There is an issue between the parties as to…
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Child Abduction and the Criminal Code Qld – a recent case

Child Abduction and the Criminal Code Qld – a recent case R v HBL [2014] QCA 270 (24 October 2014) Last Updated: 24 October…
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Children’s Lawyer elevates case to Family Court

Children’s Lawyer elevates case to Family Court Harris & Hadfield REASONS FOR JUDGMENT Introduction On 24 February 2012, a member of the then Federal…
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Grandparenting – caring for children for parents

Grandparenting – caring for children for parents Grandparenting – Many parents confront issues related to their participation in employment, and face decisions about caring…
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Marriage – an outdated institution?

Marriage – an outdated institution? For many, forming a cohabiting or marital relationship is the first pathway into making a family of one’s own….
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Moving out – when children become adults

Moving out – when children become adults A significant event in young peoples’ lives is their moving out of the family home. As Figure 3…
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Experiences by children of family

Experiences by children of family It is perhaps stating the obvious that family is central to the lives of children. Experiences of living at home…
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Modern Australian Family

Modern Australian Family  Modern Families in Australia – Key messages In 2011, 71% of children under 15 years old lived with two biological or…
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Hands-on dads have more satisfying relationships with their children

Hands-on dads have more satisfying relationships with their children Key messages Australian fathers who spend more time on child care are the most satisfied…

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