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Parentage presumption in dispute

Parentage presumption in dispute Clarence & Crisp Ms Clarence (“the appellant”) has appealed against parenting orders made by Berman J on 9 November 2015…
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Mental Health Week Queensland

Mental Health Week Queensland 9 October to 15 October 2016 Who should get involved? INDIVIDUALS & COMMUNITY GROUPS People power drives Queensland Mental Health…
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Hurt on duty super review

Hurt on duty super review Jarvis & Seymour   The concern that the Court has about Mr G’s methodology in calculating the figures set…
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Credibility is crucial to cases

Credibility is crucial to cases Atkinson & Atkinson Credit & findings In some cases, issues of credit do not assume great importance. Indeed, in…
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Who gets to bury the body?

Who gets to bury the body? Rights and obligations about funeral arrangements and disposal of bodies is an area of law which is not…
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Law grads not to pay for jobs

Law grads not to pay for jobs The cost of a law degree is significant, so it comes as no surprise that the question…
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Family Law Solicitor Brisbane

Family Law Solicitor Brisbane Family Law at Freedom Law: “Being in a situation where you need legal representation is stressful enough without feeling like…
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The First Court Event – Helpful Information

The First Court Event – Helpful Information This fact sheet is for people who are representing themselves in the Federal Circuit Court of Australia…
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Federal Circuit Court

Federal Circuit Court Family Law and Child Support In most cases the Federal Circuit Court will endeavour to allocate an early hearing date with…
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Substantial and significant time

Substantial and significant time Ulster & Viney [2016] FamCAFC 133 (28 July 2016) The Full Court of the Family Court of Australia has recently disagreed…
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Guidelines for fee exemption, reduction and refund

Guidelines for fee exemption, reduction and refund Who can apply for a family law fee reduction, exemption or refund, and how? In some cases…
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Domestic Violence Court Process Videos

Domestic Violence Court Process Videos The Attorney General and Minister for Justice Yvette D’Ath and Dame Quentin Bryce have launched a series of videos…
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Departure Authorisation Certificate

Departure Authorisation Certificate Departure from Australia when child support is in issue – the Registrar also has discretion to vary a DPO. The Registrar…
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Weekend Divorce – too busy during the week?

Weekend Divorce – too busy during the week? Wondering what a weekend divorce is about and whether it might be the solution for you?…
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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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Revoking a DPO

Revoking a DPO Once a Departure Prohibition Order (DPO) is made under the Child Support (Registration and Collection) Act (CSRC), the Registrar must revoke…
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Family Law Solicitor Brisbane

Family Law Solicitor Brisbane Family Law at Freedom Law: “Being in a situation where you need legal representation is stressful enough without feeling like…
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Value based legal fees

Value based legal fees Does your legal representation bill you based on value? Unlike many law firms, Freedom Law offers clients value based legal…
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Departure Prohibition Order

Departure Prohibition Order The Child Support (Registration and Collection) Act (CSRC) Part VA gives the Registrar the power to make a Departure Prohibition Order…
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Mental health in the Legal Profession

Mental health in the Legal Profession Mental health issues within the legal profession have recently been dealt with by QCAT. THE TRIBUNAL ORDERS THAT:…
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Family violence issues given insufficient weight

Family violence issues given insufficient weight Salah & Salah  [2016] FamCAFC 100 (17 June 2016) The following is annotated. FAMILY LAW – APPEAL –…
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Pay disparity – Men more than women in law

Pay disparity – Men more than women in law Pay disparity – the gender pay gap is wider among lawyers than the Australian average, despite a…
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Hanson Senate speech – Family Lawyers React

Hanson Senate speech – Family Lawyers React Seasoned practitioners have dismissed criticism of Australia’s family law regime delivered by new senator Pauline Hanson as…
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More Judges Needed not a New System

More Judges Needed not a New System The Family Law Practitioners Association of Queensland (FLPA) is calling on the Federal Government to immediately appoint…

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