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10 Coping strategies for parents sharing custody during coronavirus

Shared parenting can be difficult at the best of times, even more so during a global pandemic like the coronavirus. In these challenging times, it can be difficult to keep...


Travelling interstate for children of separated parents

Restrictions have now come into place for Queensland border control. These restrictions will affect parents whose children live outside of Queensland and parents who have children, whose other parent lives...


Breaches of Domestic Violence Orders

Domestic violence is a common theme, encountered by Family Lawyers. It has been brought into the more public sphere by the incidents that occurred in Camp Hill last week. It...


Property Settlements in the Federal Circuit Court of Australia at Brisbane

The Discreet Property List Recently, the Federal Circuit Court of Australia in Brisbane has implemented a new model to assist parties in resolving financial (property settlement) matters. This model is...


Love is in the air…or is it? Recent Statistics on Marriages & Divorces in Australia

A few weeks ago the Australian Bureau of Statistics released information regarding marriages and divorces in our country throughout 2018.  The results are interesting! In 2018, there were 119,188 marriages;...


This Christmas

Whilst Christmas is a time many reflect on and are thankful for the things in their lives that matter most, it is oftentimes a difficult period for those of us...


What is domestic violence, and what can I do if I am experiencing it?

‘Domestic violence’ is a term we hear frequently and one that we may quickly associate with the violent crimes we sadly see all too frequently on the news, where women...


What is collaborative law? | Part two

Collaborative law relies on a level of trust between all of the parties involved in a matter. There are, unfortunately, many matters that have to ultimately go to court, but...


Preparing for Cross-Examination

By Amy Little What happens in a cross-examination? Cross-examination is when a witness is asked questions by the other person or lawyer in the case. One reason for cross-examination is...