For separated families who are disputing care arrangements for their children the preparation of a Family Assessment Report by a child psychologist or case worker is often a crucial part of achieving a resolution. A Family Assessment Report, however, should not be considered to predetermine the outcome of the dispute.
Now that marriage equality is here, the question on the minds of many couples who married overseas will be: “Is our marriage recognised?”
Australia’s Family Law Court is drowning under its workload. Such is the backlog that, in South Australia, our single Family Court judge and five of the six Federal Circuit Court judges are now listing trials for 2019
But why is it like this and what can people who are contemplating separation do to avoid this stress?...
Separating from your partner is one of the hardest things you will do.
Once that difficult decision is made, it’s natural to feel anxious about the future of your children, property and financial wellbeing. In times of emotional stress, it’s important to know where you stand as soon as possible.
This week, Tindall Gask Bentley...
The Federal Government has committed $341,000 to the development of an Artificial Intelligence ‘robot lawyer’ that would help ordinary Australians resolve their divorce disputes online.
Tindall Gask Bentley family law partner Jane Miller spoke to Caroline Winter from ABC Radio’s PM program about the rise of...
Reaching agreement on custody can be difficult, with both parents seeking what they believe is “right” or “fair”. TGB associate Melanie Tilmouth explains how the Family Court makes decisions.
Family lawyers are often asked what are “fair” or “the standard” custody arrangements for children following...
It’s a dream shared by most couples in Western Australia – to have children together and raise a family of their own. But what do you and your partner need to consider if you are a same-sex couple? And what happens if you separate? Tindall Gask Bentley Senior Associate Renee O’Callaghan explains.
There are various...
TGB family law partner Jane Miller spoke to the Mix 102.3 breakfast team – Jodie Oddie and Mark Soderstrom – about the pitfalls of “sharenting”, where social media and parenting cross over.
Listen to the full interview here.
You may think posting a picture of a day out with your kids is harmless, but it could have consequences for your custody arrangement. Tindall Gask Bentley associate Melanie Tilmouth looks at a big issue affecting parenting in the digital age.
Can something as seemingly innocent as a Facebook post or a quick Tweet really impact...