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Many children in Australia are born through artificial insemination with sperm from donors protected by anonymity until the child born turns 16 years of age here in Western Australia. Western Australia facilitates donor linking through both formal mechanisms which allow donor children means of finding out information about their donors

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The prospect of being on school holidays, receiving gifts and spending extended time with loved ones mean most children anticipate Christmas with brimming excitement.  But for children whose parents have separated in the course of the year, the first Christmas after separation may also be a very difficult time.  Understanding

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Since 2006, parenting decisions in the Family Court have proceeded on the basis that equal shared parental responsibility to both parents is in the best interests of children in matters where both parents are able to co-parent effectively and where there are no allegations of family violence. Parental responsibility does

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What do Cinderella, Snow White and the twins in The Parent Trap all have in common?  An evil stepmother, of course! Cultural myths about evil stepmothers are much more common than cultural myths about evil stepfathers.  But stepfathers are also often portrayed negatively.  This can make it difficult for children

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Although you may see such terms as “custody” or “care percentages” commonly used on television or in social media, it is better to avoid referring to custody or care percentages in family law matters regarding children. Custody and access There was a time when the Family Law Act 1975 (Cth)

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