In The Media

Child abduction – Brisbane mother’s plea for estranged husband to return their children to Australia

A Current Affair interviewed our own Brisbane family lawyer Deborah Awyzio on the legal issues surrounding the heart-wrenching story of the most recent child abduction case. Australian-born children Lahela, four, and Noah,...


Paternity test unlikely for baby Gammy in Thailand

Our Deborah Awyzio is interviewed by Nine News on the legalities surrounding Gammy, the surrogate baby with down syndrome recently abandoned in Thailand. Read the article here: https://www.9news.com.au/national/2014/08/05/10/50/gammy-paternity-test


Queensland has more recovery orders for abducted children than other states

Recovery orders are granted by the Federal Circuit Court and the Family Court when a parent in defiance of a court order abducts a child and withholds that child from...


Did you know it’s illegal to wear pink pants after 12pm in an Australian state?

Our Principal Deborah Awyzio recently featured on The Morning Show discussing some of the stranger laws in Australia. Watch the video below:


What you need to know about Child Support

Make sure that you are protecting your children’s future with our guide to Child Support The Child Support Scheme was introduced in 1988 in order to serve the needs of...


Our principal Deborah Awyzio in the May edition of Proctor


We understand the damaging effects litigation can have

We understand the damaging effects of litigation on families and we consciously provide advice to our clients with this as our primary focus. We think strategically and will reality test...


The Queensland Family Law Pathways Network website has been launched

Our Principal lawyer Deborah Awyzio has been contributing to the site: www.qldfamilylawnet.org.au and welcomes the launch of the new site. This website is a valuable resource involving all the FLP...


Deborah Awyzio wins the ‘Babes in Business’ award for Achievement!

This award recognises the female businesswoman who has made their mark on Brisbane in 2013. ‘Babes in Business’ was set up to better help women connect and network with other...