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Federal Circuit Court

Full Court identifies when court delay can visit unacceptable injustice to the parties

Case Note- Manifold and Alderton- Considering gross and deplorable delay in the rendering of a ...
surrogacy in NSW

An important case addressing surrogacy in NSW

Seto & Poon FamCA 288  This case was heard before Stevenson J in March 2021. The Applicants ...
Legal Practice in the time of a Covid-19 Lockdown

Legal Practice in the time of a Covid-19 Lockdown

The Coronavirus (Covid-19) Pandemic has forced adaptation and innovation in the Family Law Courts ...
high conflict parenting disputes

Is parenting coordination the way of the future in addressing germane challenges in high conflict parenting disputes

Parenting Co-ordination is a child-focussed Alternate Dispute Resolution Process developed in the ...
The High Court

The High Court rules on the effect of overseas order made in Dubai on rights under the Family Law Act in Australia

Clayton v Bant HCA 44 (2 December 2020) In Clayton & Bant the High Court highlighted that ...
recent case addressing child sex abuse allegations in the family court

A noteworthy recent case addressing child sex abuse allegations in the family court

Case Note: Syms and Syms Fam CAFC 38 Children – Mother’s “fixed” but unfounded ...
Confidentiality in Court Ordered Therapy

Confidentiality in Court Ordered Therapy

On Wednesday 12 May 2021, I attended a webinar addressing Confidentiality in Court Ordered. ...