Author: brisbanefamilylaw

A common question asked in Family Law is who legally entitled to the matrimonial home during separation? It is not as simple as one party kicking the other party out of... Read More

Independent Children’s Lawyer (ICL) So your parenting matter is in Court and the Judge has made an Order for an Independent Children’s Lawyer to be appointed in your matter. What is an... Read More

Queensland recently announced that a new pilot allowing the use of police body-worn camera footage in Court for domestic and family violence victim-survivors will be established under the Evidence and... Read More

Divorce and Property Settlement in Australia: Can you do one without the other? It is a common assumption that parties have that you can not reach a financial settlement without being... Read More

It is not uncommon for a parent to be concerned that their ex-partner is going to take the children abroad without permission. In these circumstances, an application can be made... Read More

It is commonly recognized that both parents have a financial obligation to contribute towards the cost of raising their child. The national Child Support Agency under Services Australia is responsible... Read More

In property settlement matters some parties may be seeking that their partner makes a lump sum payment or for a particular period of time make ongoing payments by way of... Read More

Can You Change Your Child’s Surname With Sole Parental Responsibility? Changing a child’s surname post-separation is a common occurrence in family law. The process is relatively straightforward if both parents agree.... Read More

Costs In Family Law Proceedings Family law litigation can be incredibly stressful, time-consuming and expensive where there is a lack of communication or trust between the parties. The usual procedure involves each... Read More

The Federal Circuit Court and Family Court of Australia implemented a new Court process referred to as the ‘Critical Incident List’ as of Monday 6 June 2022 which was rolled... Read More