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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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Although there is a clear framework under Australian law for deciding what arrangements are in the best interests of children after a separation, this does not apply to fur babies. Animals come within the definition of property and are essentially dealt with in the same way as items like cars

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The current COVID-19 global pandemic is an unprecedented occurrence in the modern world and has required flexibility and creativity in almost all aspects of life. People are working and studying from home, non-essential facilities have shut down and people are coming up with inventive ways to stay in touch and

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Of late, we have had an increasing number of men seek our advice in relation to uncertainty about whether a child is biologically theirs. So what exactly can a person do if they are experiencing these doubts, and what are some of the flow on effects of legal parentage? The

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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

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