Child Support Departure Prohibition Orders and Authorisation Certificates

By |2018-09-30T13:35:20+00:00September 30th, 2018|FAMILY LAW|

The Child Support Agency (CSA) has the power to prevent a person who has failed to pay their child support liabilities from leaving Australia. A Departure Prohibition Order (DPO) will be made to stop a person from departing from Australia for a foreign country if: (a) the person has a child support liability; (b) the person has not made arrangements satisfactory to the Registrar for [...]

Separation under one roof

By |2018-09-30T13:29:43+00:00September 30th, 2018|FAMILY LAW|

In order to obtain a divorce, you generally need to satisfy the Court that your ex-partner and you have lived separately and apart for at least 12 months. However, you may separate and continue to live in the same house as your ex-partner, being "separated under one roof". In those circumstances you need to provide additional information to the Court. If you are filing an [...]

Living Arrangements for Children after Separation

By |2018-09-30T13:13:53+00:00September 30th, 2018|FAMILY LAW|

When trying to work out what arrangements should be put in place for your child following separation, thought should be given to where the child will primarily live and when, where and how that child will spend time with the other parent during the week, on weekends, during school holidays and on special occasions such as birthdays, Christmas, Mother's Day and Father's Day. Consideration should [...]

Luncheon celebrating Women in Business supporting Kookaburra Kids with special guest, Chris Bath

By |2018-09-30T12:56:40+00:00September 30th, 2018|FAMILY LAW|

WMD Law are proud to be a major sponsor of such a wonderful event. Please come and join us in celebrating Women in Business whilst supporting Kookaburra Kids.