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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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Secret to a happy life

Secret to a happy life A personal development guru who reckons she has cracked the formula to a happy life, has identified 15 things…
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Use of emails to be menacing, harassing or offensive

Use of emails to be menacing, harassing or offensive R v Silber In September and October 2013 a construction authority was constructing the light…
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Happy Halloween!!!!!!

Happy Halloween!!!!!! Gaelic and Welsh influence An early 20th-century Irish Halloween mask displayed at theMuseum of Country Life. Today’s Halloween customs are thought to…
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Liquor defined

Liquor defined Queensland Police Service v Murray Woorabinda is a relatively small indigenous community about 170 kilometres south west of Rockhampton. It is situated…
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Defamation via Facebook

Defamation via Facebook Kelly v Levick Summary of facts [1] At 2:45pm on 24 November, 2014 the Defendant posted on his Facebook page: “June…
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Trial judge errors set aside property settlement

Trial judge errors set aside property settlement Zabarac & Zabarac and Anor FAMILY LAW – APPEAL – PROPERTY SETTLEMENT – Where the grounds asserted…
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Duress test for binding financial agreements

Duress test for binding financial agreements Kennedy & Thorne SUMMARY – BINDING FINANCIAL AGREEMENTS – Where the appellant trustees of the estate of the late…
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Delay in delivery of judgment

Delay in delivery of judgment Folett & Langley Summary – whether 16 month delay between trial and judgment rendered trial judge’s credit findings unsafe –…
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Absconding child appeal dismissed

Absconding child appeal dismissed WGOC & GH and Anor Summary: Where the father appeals against final parenting orders according the mother sole parental responsibility…
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Mutual and multiple false assertions

Mutual and multiple false assertions Timms & Timms Summary – Entrenched parenting dispute about three children aged from five to eight years old –…
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Mother has child record Family Report interview

Mother has child record Family Report interview Isaac & Isaac Summary – Application for a Recovery Order by the Father for the parties’ two children…
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Post-separation superior contributions by Husband

Post-separation superior contributions by Husband Molloy & Molloy Summary – Property Settlement Application – Significant contributions by one party post-separation The husband says that…
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Best interests and relocation

Best interests and relocation Monk & Malone Summary – where the father seeks an order that three children who have lived primarily with the mother…
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Departure from child support – insufficient evidence

Departure from child support – insufficient evidence Falconer & Babett Summary – Application for departure – mother seeking departure order based on the special needs…
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Unilateral relocation – children returned

Unilateral relocation – children returned Dodds & Murdoch Summary – Recovery application – three children aged 12, 8 and 4 – father unilaterally relocated children’s…
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Police records assist best interests outcome

Police records assist best interests outcome Henry & Hancock Summary – Interim parenting arrangements for children aged 5 & 2 – unilateral relocation of…
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Arrest warrant – Mother incapable or unwilling to participate

Arrest warrant – Mother incapable or unwilling to participate Crane & Hayward Summary – Interim arrangements for care of child aged 2 years and…
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Credibility of Father in issue

Credibility of Father in issue Nye & Novak Parenting – 10 year old child – significant anxiety in child – equal time arrangement since…
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Older children to live with Father

Older children to live with Father Woolley & Woolley Three children aged 16, 13 and 9 – parents separated since 2011 – children initially…
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Barro (interim litigation costs) order

Barro (interim litigation costs) order Thornton & Peach Applications include: restraint on Applicant’s solicitors continuing to act for her; application for general release of funds;…
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Father not guilty of sexual abuse charges

Father not guilty of sexual abuse charges Fyfe & Bartell Where father found not guilty of sexual abuse charges − where father applies for…

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