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Parenting Infants Post Separation

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 »

Christmas Parenting Arrangements

Christmas is fast approaching and for some this will be the first Christmas post separation.  In these circumstances, discussing parenting arrangements at an early stage is crucial.  For newly separated parents, deciding how much time the children spend with each parent over the Christmas period can be a cause for great tension. As with any… Read more »

Practical Steps to Consider when separating

Sometimes separation comes as shock, sometimes it doesn’t!   Whether a relationship ends abruptly, or occurs after years of growing apart, most people don’t  appreciate how intertwined their lives have become until they separate. Once the decision has been made that the relationship is irreconcilable, there are several significant decisions that need to be made. The… Read more »

When the Court Orders Supervised Time

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 »

BINDING FINANCIAL AGREEMENTS (BFA’s)

Having a properly drafted Binding Financial Agreement (or BFA) can be an effective way for a de-facto or married couple to determine how their assets will be divided in the event of a separation. Binding Financial Agreements can be entered into prior to the commencement of the relationship, during the period of the relationship, or… Read more »

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