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 of audio/video recordings of interactions between parties involved in proceedings under the Family Law Act 1975 (Cth) has become ‘quite common’ and ‘widespread’,...
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 a ‘parent’ of a child who was artificially conceived using his semen by his friend Ms Parsons. Mr Masson commenced proceedings in the Family Court of Australia after Ms...
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 the child primary caregiver or share many of the primary caregiving responsibilities. If you’re in a situation where you might want to assume the caregiving responsibility...