Are you Driving Without a Licence

10 Nov
2019

Are you Driving Without a Licence

Are you driving without a licence? if you are driving without a licence in the state of Queensland, and continue to drive, this is known as unlicensed driving. Typically, unlicensed driving occurs where individuals have lost their licence due to loss of demerit points, failing to obey fine orders by…

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25 Oct
2019

Psychologist Involvement in Family Law Proceedings

Family Law Proceedings in Australia When a marriage or relationship breaks down, a typical disagreement between the parties relates to the arrangements of the children, including where they live, attend school and spend time with. These issues may be further complicated if one parent wishes to relocate as a result…

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18 Oct
2019

Obligations and Rights Under Australian Anti Discrimination Law

Anti Discrimination Law in Australia Anti Discrimination Law in Australia is unlawful to discriminate against another person who possesses certain attributes in Australia. The federal legislative instruments which govern this area of discrimination law include:- Racial Discrimination Act 1975 Sex Discrimination Act 1984 Australian Human Rights Commission Act 1986 4. Disability…

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10 Oct
2019

Criminal Law in Family Law Proceedings

The Impact of Criminal Law in Family Law Jurisdiction Criminal Law in family law: Pursuant to section 61DA of the Family Law Act 1975 (Cth), the presumption of equal shared parental responsibility exists within family law proceedings. However, this presumption does not apply in circumstances where parents have engaged in…

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16 Sep
2019

Solicitors Role in Family Proceedings

The role of solicitors in Family Law proceedings may not be known to the parties before commencing the legal representation. In the case of Simic& Norton [2017] FamCA 1007, Justice Benjamin was critical of both parties’ solicitors, describing their actions as fuelling a negative culture of “bitter adversarial and highly…

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09 Sep
2019

Child Vaccinations Australia and Family Law

Family Court and Child Vaccinations Australia Whilst many couples have long, happy relationships, there are bound to be one or more serious points of disagreement when it comes to raising children. These issues become more relevant in circumstances where the couple has separated and have different views on how best…

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30 Aug
2019

Property and Sentimental Value

Sentimental Value in Property Settlement In determining how the property pool is split, the Court has previously highlighted the difficult and sometimes unique circumstances where one party may have sentimental value in an asset. In one particular case, the Husband of the proceedings was given 14 days to retrieve the…

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03 Aug
2019

Parental Conflict and Effect on Children

Parenting disputes involving high levels of conflict and animosity between the parties often lead to children of the relationship developing emotional, social, and behavioural problem in addition to negatively impacting concentration and educational achievement. These conflicts also affect how children view the safety and security of their homes, as they…

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25 Jul
2019

Parental Alienation- The Increasing Threat to Family

As modern family structures have become increasingly complex in today’s society, so too has the threat of parental alienation. Parental alienation occurs when one parent influences the child against the other parent. This usually happens when both parties are seeing the children on a regular basis but are separated and…

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25 Jun
2019

Relationships, Age and Criminal Law

The international US story of a 34-year-old female teacher (Letourneau) who seduced one of her 12-year-old students (Fualaau) into a relationship raises clear questions as to how this situation would be dealt with under Australian Criminal Law. Letourneau originally pleaded guilty to two counts of felony second-degree rape of a…

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