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Recovery Order Application in a Case

What is a recovery order? A recovery order is defined in section 67Q of the Family Law Act 1975. It is an order of…
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White Ribbon Day 25 November

White Ribbon Day 25 November White Ribbon is the world’s largest movement of men and boys working to end men’s violence against women and girls, promote…
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Sexual abuse risk assessment in family law

Sexual abuse risk assessment in family law Fyfe & Bartell Sexual abuse risk assessment in family law − Where father found not guilty of sexual…
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Family law and bankruptcy

Family law and bankruptcy Legal terms Bankrupt – (see Section 5 of the Bankruptcy Act 1966) – a person: against whose estate a sequestration…
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Conduct of Father causes costs order

Conduct of Father causes costs order Burnham & Mullane CONTENTIONS Contentions of the mother In respect to s 117(2A)(a), the mother submitted that while…
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Costs not allowed despite success

Costs not allowed despite success Hong & Cao (No 2) REASONS FOR JUDGMENT This is an Application for costs arising out of an interlocutory…
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Childhood gender change

Childhood Gender Change Re: Tony REASONS FOR JUDGMENT This matter is brought before the Court on an application by the Mother and the Father,…
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Injury defined for Workers Comp

Injury defined for Workers Comp Comcare v Martin FRENCH CJ, BELL, GAGELER, KEANE AND NETTLE JJ. This appeal concerns the causal connection required to…
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Brisbane Family Law today

Brisbane Family Law Freedom Law serving the Brisbane community: “Being in a situation where you need legal representation is stressful enough without feeling like your…
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Maternal grandmother’s application

Maternal grandmother’s application Hurst & Gersten WITH WHOM SHOULD THE CHILD LIVE This is the nub of the maternal grandmother’s application. She says that…
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Hummingbird Fable

Hummingbird fable – Human Rights Month Why the hummingbird? The Hummingbird Fable comes to the Commission from Nobel Peace Laureate, Wangari Maathai who would…
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Human Rights Month workplaces focus

Human Rights Month workplaces focus The 2016 Human Rights Month campaign of the Anti-Discrimination Commission Queensland will run from 10 November until International Human…
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Draft Search Warrant Guidelines

Draft Search Warrant Guidelines between Queensland Law Society and Queensland Police Service 1. Application for a Search Warrant on a Solicitor’s Premises 1.1 The…
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Risk assessment same sex relationship

Risk assessment same sex relationship Hachey & Ward The background of this dispute comes from a relationship between Ms Hachey and Ms Ward, being…
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Mother’s resistance to Father’s time

Mother’s resistance to Father’s time Green & Townsend SHORT HISTORY OF CURRENT PROCEEDINGS On 19 August 2013, while B was in Western Australia, the…
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Vexatious proceedings and costs orders

Vexatious proceedings and costs orders Aiden & Grant This matter comes before me as the mother’s application filed on 30 August 2016 to review…
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Sunshine Coast Family Law

Sunshine Coast Family Law Freedom Law: “Being in a situation where you need legal representation is stressful enough without feeling like your legal representation…
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Facebook service approved

Facebook service approved Maguire & Klein Summary – Effecting Service – Where the mother has not attended Court, filed documents or participated – Where the…
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New Zealand relocation

New Zealand relocation Merritt & Watson The benefit to the child of having a meaningful relationship with both parents The term ‘meaningful’ is not…
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Risk of sexual abuse

Risk of sexual abuse Leaton & Tuppahige Summary – where the parties are in dispute as to the parenting arrangements of the children – where…
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Stay of orders

Stay of orders Ulster & Viney By an Application in an Appeal filed on 2 September 2016, Mr Ulster (“the father”) seeks a stay…
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Expedition of leave to appeal

Expedition of leave to appeal Tullo & Tullo Ms Tullo (“the wife”) and Mr Tullo (“the husband”) are engaged in property settlement proceedings undertaken…
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Hero Judges and social justice

Hero Judges and social justice Paxton & Paxton Impermissible deviations from the holding in “Stanford” Mr Hall placed reliance upon the decision of Federal…
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Change of name

Change of name CS v SMR Background [1] This is an application whereby the applicant mother seeks an order of the court that the…

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