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Recognising the significance of family violence in property proceedings

Recognising the significance of family violence in property proceedings

As presently defined under Section 4AB(1) of the Family Law Act 1975 (Cth) (‘FLA’), ‘family ...
Can I use secret recordings of my spouse in my family law proceedings?

Can I use secret recordings of my spouse in my family law proceedings?

It has become ‘quite common’ and ‘widespread’ for people involved in family law proceedings to ...
Use of recordings in Family Law

Use of recordings in Family Law

Former Chief Justice of the Family Court of Australia, Diana Bryant, stated that the attempted use ...
Masson v Parsons [2019] HCA 21 (19 June 2019)

Masson v Parsons [2019] HCA 21 (19 June 2019)

In the June 2019 decision of Masson v Parsons, the High Court of Australia held that Mr Masson was ...
Family law arrangements for travelling with children

Family law arrangements for travelling with children

Travelling overseas with a child can get a little bit more complicated following a separation, ...
Family law and grandparents rights in Australia

Family law and grandparents rights in Australia

Grandparents can play a big role in the lives of their grandchildren, in many cases they can be ...
Same sex marriage law in Australia

Same sex marriage law in Australia

You’re probably aware that the Marriage Act 1961 was amended in 2017 to allow for same sex ...
What you need to know about financial agreements

What you need to know about financial agreements

Under the Family Law Act, a financial agreement is a written agreement that complies with the– ...