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Criminal offence not disclosed

Lawrie & Sheehy Criminal offence not disclosed Procedural history On 30 October 2015 the mother filed an initiating application seeking both property and parenting…
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Trust lacking between parents

Trust lacking between parents Lamont & Lamont Background The father is 46 years old. The mother is 33 years of age. X is the…
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What the court considers when making a parenting order – an article by Legal Aid Victoria

What the court considers when making a parenting order When making a parenting order, the main consideration of the court is whether the proposed…
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Guidelines for exemption of court fees

Guidelines for exemption of court fees NOTE: Application for Divorce and Decree of Nullity in Family Court of Australia and Federal Circuit Court of…
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Raising Children Network

Raising Children Network The ABC has partnered with the Raising Children Network to present factual content about children “in a nutshell”. http://www.abc.net.au/parenting/ http://raisingchildren.net.au/behaviour_toolkit_school_age.html By…
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Allegations made to police and court “baseless”

Allegations made to police and court “baseless” Giffard & Giffard Involvement of New South Wales Police Reports by the mother to the police commenced…
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Eligibility for a Child Support Assessment

Eligibility for a Child Support Assessment Before the Department of Human Services accept an application for a child support assessment, they must be satisfied that both parents…
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Ex parte Recovery Order made

Ex parte Recovery Order made Isaac & Isaac These reasons for judgment were delivered orally. They have been corrected from the transcript. Grammatical errors…
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Rice v Asplunde upheld

Rice v Asplunde upheld Wemple & Dautry Application to vary the parenting orders Final orders were made by Judge Neville on 18th December 2014…
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Leave to seek property settlement refused

Leave to seek property settlement refused Wemple & Dautry Discussion The parties commenced living together in (omitted) 2007 and separated in September 2010. The…
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Sister wins case for her younger brother to live with her

Sister wins case for her younger brother to live with her Harper & Wilson & Anor Introduction These reasons for judgment were delivered orally…
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Conflict results in change of residence

Conflict results in change of residence Veitch & Leslie Introduction These proceedings concern final parenting arrangements for two children – X born (omitted) 2003…
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Drug overdose alleged but no change of orders

Drug overdose alleged but no change of orders Driscoll & Driscoll Introduction By application filed 2 July 2015, the applicant mother Ms Driscoll (“the…
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Property settlement application dismissed

Property settlement application dismissed Fitch & Lewis Conclusion The parties’ relationship was conducted at the Husband’s homes in Sydney for the most part, although…
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