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”. WHAT IS EQUAL SHARED PARENTING? Whether the parents remain together […]

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09
Oct

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

Watching the break down of 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 is about improving the lives, personal situation, and big changes that affect their future. Rules, living environments, and many other circumstances can change wildly […]

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13
Sep

Protecting Children’s Privacy

Children face a serious problem with the introduction of technology into our daily lives. When it comes to online privacy, there are many issues that we all are facing. The internet is a massive ocean of knowledge about numerous things. It’s a magical and wonderful place full of interesting content (*like this blog post). Sadly […]

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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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20
Mar

Family Law Help: Planning time together

Make your arrangements well ahead of time. You and your kids will enjoy making plans together. It also keeps things clear with their other parent. Budget your time What will you need to do to budget for your time together? Consider the safety of travel arrangements when your children travel to see you: Can someone […]

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27
Feb

Top 10 Family Law Questions in Mackay

We deliver to you the Top 10 Family Law Questions asked to us by our clients in Mackay. 1. What is a Legal Separation and Divorce? A Legal Separation or Divorce is a legal recognition for the conclusion of your marriage. You gain a Divorce if your marriage has broken down irretrievably and you’ve been […]

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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. Our solicitors are often asked by our clients in this situation: “What can I do about my ex’s breach of […]

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09
Jan

How To Deal With Your Ex: Effective Communication

Where do you start with how to deal with your ex? Dealing with your ex can be improved with two words: Effective Communication. Children benefit when parents treat each other with respect and can cooperate. This can be a tough thing to do as a relationship breaks down. Understanding your personal style of communicating will go […]

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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. If you can’t move closer to your children, there are still lots of ways to stay involved but you must know How to Parent From A Distance. Show your ex-partner you appreciate […]

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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. Agree on the easy things first and return to the hard ones later. Good luck! Where will the children live? […]

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