DA Family Lawyers

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, two, have been taken by their father to Lebanon in what Deborah Awyzio says ‘amounts to child abduction’. But sadly for their Brisbane mother Sally […]

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I’m separating from my partner, but don’t want to go to court. What is the alternative?

Separating from your partner is stressful, particularly when you have children together and own a house and other assets together. We recommend resolving the matter as quickly as possible through an approach that can assist in preventing parties from going to court.  This process is called Family Dispute Resolution and is also known as Mediation.

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