What is an ICL ?

08 Aug
2022

What is an ICL ?

Independent Children’s Lawyer (ICL) So your parenting matter is in Court and the Judge has made an Order for an Independent Children’s Lawyer to be appointed in your matter. What is an Independent Children’s Lawyer (ICL) and why has this Order been made? Independent Children’s Lawyers, more commonly referred to…

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08 Nov
2021

What Are Considered The Best Interests of the Child?

In parenting matters, the Court’s main focus is making orders that align with the children’s best interests as this remains the paramount consideration. But how does the Court determine what is in the best interests of the child? There is no hard and fast rule for this. Each case is…

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02 Jul
2021

Parenting During Lock Down

Parenting During Lock Down As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to disrupt daily life in Australia, the added stress and uncertainty on the potential impacts on parenting arrangements for separated parents is ongoing during these unprecedented times. The short answer is that if you have Court Orders they are still legally…

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27 Apr
2020

Enacting Recovery Orders To Bring Back Your Kids by Parenting plan or Agreement.

What is a Parenting Plan? A parenting plan is a plan which puts the best interests of the child first. It is your and your partner's commitment to your children and their future. A parenting plan is a written agreement between parents under practical issues of parental responsibility. What Happens…

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25 Feb
2020

Online Divorce Application Options You Might Not Know About

Online Divorce Application Options What Happens If My Ex Won’t Sign the Divorce Papers? Divorce can be a very difficult time in both parties’ lives. But here you can find a better solution for Online Divorce Application. Sometimes after the breakdown of a marriage, one party has difficulty in accepting…

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30 Jan
2020

Who Pays for Schooling and Extra Curricular Activities?

Who Is Responsible For Payment of School Fees and Extra-Curricular Activities Post Divorce? A major concern amongst parents who have children under their care is the payment and costs associated with extra curricular activities. As sport, music, dance, and other similar activities are popular with children of all ages, the…

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23 Sep
2019

Did you ever think about your Child Views on Parenting Arrangements for the 0-4 year age group?

CHILD VIEWS IN PARENTING ARRANGEMENTS FOR THE 0-4 YEAR AGE GROUP How the Child’s View Affects Custody Disputes? Before imposing an order, the Court will always consider what Parenting Arrangements are in the best interests of the child. In determining the best interests of the child, any views expressed by…

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06 Feb
2019

Adopting a child in Queensland? What are the key terms of adopting a stepchild in qld?

Are you Adopting a child in Queensland? The term ‘Adopting a child in Queensland’ refers to the process of transferal of legal rights and responsibilities of parenthood from one set of parents to another. This includes both the process of adopting a child into a family and, those parents who…

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