How might mental ill health impact Family Court proceedings?
Frequently in the context of Family Law proceedings, the Court will be required to consider the mental well-being and capacity of a party. In parenting matters specifically, it is sometimes alleged that it is not safe for a child to be cared for by one parent, as that parent suffers...Read More
Family Law: Parenting arrangements after separation
Have you recently separated from your partner? Do you have children together? Are you unsure about how to come up with a parenting arrangement? This article details the types of parenting arrangements that can be made and gives information about common outcomes in regards to parenting arrangements. Types...Read More
Family Law: At what age does my child get to decide who they live with?
There is a common misconception that once children reach a certain age (e.g. at around age 12), they are able to determine which of their parents they will live with. This is not correct. The Family Court is required to consider any views expressed by a child and is also...Read More