How does the first home owner’s grant affect my property settlement?

Whilst it is important to consider how the Court determines property settlement, there are other practical considerations to turn your mind to when separating from your partner, to ensure all financial ties are severed and property settlement finalised. One of those ‘other considerations’ includes … Read more about How does the first home owner’s grant affect my property settlement?

Preparing for your Family Court hearing by telephone or video-conference

Throughout the pandemic, the Court has continuously adjusted and now, more and more Court hearings are being heard via video (including the use of Microsoft Teams) or by telephone. Commencing 28 February 2022, all hearings in Western Australia will be conducted by telephone or Microsoft Teams. It … Read more about Preparing for your Family Court hearing by telephone or video-conference

What can I do if my former partner does not return the children to me?

Unfortunately, this is a question we commonly get asked during the holiday period, when one parent, after spending time with the children, unilaterally fails to return the children to the other parent. In this article, we explore options to apply for a recovery order. If you experience such a … Read more about What can I do if my former partner does not return the children to me?

What happens when parents cannot agree on child vaccination?

The topic of vaccinating children is a contentious issue. Whilst over 90% of the population in Australia over the age of 12 years are fully vaccinated, there appears to be some hesitancy in injecting those younger. The Family Court has been called in to make decisions regarding vaccinating children … Read more about What happens when parents cannot agree on child vaccination?

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