Should We Fight or Should We Talk?

For many people, the title states the choices they see when they approach a divorce (or a divorce approaches them!). You might as well recognize which talking can be the better option.  Here’s why. No matter how angry someone can be at the beginning of a divorce, the parties almost always end up talking as…

Victorian Royal Commission into Family Violence

The Report of the Victorian Royal Commission into Family Violence was tabled from the Victorian Parliament on 30 March 2016. The Report contains 227 recommendations including:  brand-new laws to establish a Central Information Point to funnel information about perpetrators; Support in addition to safety hubs throughout the State; A ‘blitz’ to rehouse women in addition…

Starting with Forgiveness

We all have many conflicts in our lives.  Some marriages are destroyed by serious conflicts of which aren’t resolved. Friendships end along with family relationships are damaged because of resentments along with hurt feelings.  Relationships in business, school along with politics, as well as between neighbors are damaged or ended because of anger along with…

What are Your Divorce Options?

If you are looking to get a divorce, there are many decisions to be made.  Among them are the type of process you will use.  Yes, there’s more than one way to get a divorce. 1st Decision:  Lawyer or No Lawyer? Hopefully, you will go see a lawyer in addition to get advice, although you…

When a parent retains a child

via time to time the media will report which a child has been retained by one parent. If the child is usually in Australia the parent who does not contain the child can bring an application with the Family Law Courts to try along with recover the child. This particular is usually known as a…

Amalgamation Bill passes the Senate

I mentioned in a post back in December last year, Proposed Amalgamation of the Federal Courts, that will the Government had introduced a Bill to amalgamate the three Federal Courts into one administrative body. The Courts Administration Legislation Amendment Bill 2015 has today been passed by the Senate as well as is actually currently before…

The things you lose…

I am starting a series today on This specific site. You lose a lot more in a divorce than just tangible belongings along with child support money. You lose a part of your heart along with soul along with all of which goes along with of which. On the advice of a friend I am…