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10
Dec

Child Support: The Complete Guide to Child Support QLD

What is Child Support?  Parents have to contribute to the maintenance and education of their children. This is called the maintenance obligation and child support is an application of this obligation. Child support refers to the financial contribution that the non-custodial parent must pay to the custodial parent  – in the case of sole custody. […]

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13
Oct

What Are The Effects Of Changing The Nature Of Parental Responsibility On The Life Of A Child?

By law, there are some defined duties, powers, authority and responsibilities of parents for their children. These are known as parental responsibility. The responsibilities include child’s growth, education and religion. Give them a proper environment and teach them discipline. You will have to take legal proceedings on your child’s behalf. The key responses in regards […]

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04
Nov

Parental Responsibility – What is equal shared parenting?

Being a parent is hard work! One is expected to be responsible for a child’s wellbeing, education, development, security, and safety. This is your “parental responsibility”. It is the parents’ responsibility to decide and make an arrangement aligned to the “best interests of the child”. Equal shared parenting in Mackay is the best for children’s […]

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09
Oct

Co-parenting time with your children – The importance of parental communication

Watching them break down a relationship between parents can be very tough for a kid. Many co-parents don’t appreciate that their conflict may have adverse psychological effects on children. Co-parenting in Australia is about improving the lives, personal situation, and big changes that affect their future. Rules, living environments, and many other circumstances can change […]

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09
Apr

Important Information About Your Emergency Child Care Plan

Be Prepared! Do you know what to do in an emergency? Can you step in and take action if your children are in trouble, or support their other parent in an emergency? What are the things you need to do? What is your emergency child care plan? This information plan will help you list the […]

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19
Feb

What are Family Law Contraventions and Breach of Orders

There is little that is more frustrating than receiving Final Court Orders about child support or parenting arrangements, only to have the other parent contravene or disobey the final Orders, causing a breach of orders. There was the case, a father was jailed for six months for contravening family court orders to return a boy […]

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17
Dec

How to Parent From A Distance in 2019

Divorce, separation, and work mean that many parents don’t get to see and hug their kids as much as they would like to. Whatever the reason, long-distance parenting results in many new challenges, above and beyond those that come with divorce. If you can’t move closer to your children, there are still lots of ways […]

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20
Nov

The parenting decision-making checklist

This is a list of decisions you may need to make with the other parent. Considering these will make life easier for you and your children. Be flexible and keep your child’s interests in mind. The following is a checklist of possible matters you might want to consider as you construct a parenting decision checklist. […]

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16
Oct

How To Keep Contact Alive Between You & Your Child

Keep Contact Alive: I realise I don’t know my kids as well as I thought! Separation often means you have to parent one-on-one for the first time and need a plan to keep the contact alive. This can be a major challenge! At the same time, it is a new chance to get to know […]

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27
Aug

When is Child Support Applicable and What Does It Cover?

The financial wellbeing of the children is always of the highest consideration when couples separate or divorce. If one parent has custody of the children, for the most part, that doesn’t mean the other parent is no longer obligated to offer financial assistance for the expenses of the children. So what things does child support […]

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