For many separated parents, it can be an emotional time negotiating parenting arrangements for special occasion and Christmas Day is no exception. If you are yet to make time spending arrangements for Christmas Day, now is the time to act.
It is not uncommon for parties in Family law matters to represent themselves. These people are referred to as self represented litigants. Often parties choose to represent themselves when they cannot afford a lawyer and don’t qualify for legal aid or they don’t want to spend their money on legal fees and think that… Read more »
It may seem like the exception to the rule but there are many couples these days that manage to separate amicably. The tricky part is ensuring that the agreement reached represents a fair division of the assets so that it can be legally formalized by the court. If you have been in a relationship for… Read more »
Parenting infants post separation is complex and often fraught with difficulties. In order to maintain the parental bond with the non-resident parent, the infant child needs to have regular interaction with that parent. Without regular interaction, the child is unable to maintain trust and confidence in that parent and the parental bond is inevitably lost…. Read more »
When a parent or significant person in a child’s life (such as a grandparent) makes an application to the court for time spending with a child, the best interests of the child will be the Courts primary consideration. Once an application has been made, it is likely that orders will be made for time spending… Read more »