Consent Orders

The paramount consideration in all parenting matters is the ‘best interests’ of the children. The Family Law Act aims to promote and preserve the right of each child to know and have a relationship with both of their parents. Parents do not have “rights” addressed...

After you separate it is possible that you may need to consider the sorts of arrangements you want for your children or for your property going forward. An agreement with your spouse can be achieved in a number of ways, including: 1. Negotiation directly with your spouse...

Strictly speaking no, you do not have an automatic right to spend time with your grandchild. Notwithstanding that, any person “concerned with the care, welfare and development” of a child is entitled to commence child-related proceedings seeking orders, whether the parents of the children are together...