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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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30
Oct

What areas do we service?

At Mackay Family Lawyers we are locals. Just like you. We understand the lay of the land and cover a very wide area in every direction. We’ve had clients from far and near including Sarina, Marian, Mirani, Mount Pleasant, Walkerston, Midge Point, Ball Bay, Seaforth, Koumala, Habana, and all the way to the mining basin […]

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24
Oct

Dealing With Emotions In A Difficult Separation

Difficult Separation and Emotions Separation is not a single event. It can take place over months or years and is often an emotional roller coaster with many changes and adjustments to a person’s life. Emotions experienced before, during, and after difficult separation are those of grief at losing the family unit as we have known […]

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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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04
Oct

Take Care After Separation and Divorce

Taking Care of yourself after Separation and Divorce. Major changes in relationships, such as separation and divorce can be a trigger for depression after separation and divorce. That’s why it’s important to consider the mental health impacts of such circumstances to avoid more significant problems in the future including: The risks and impact of depression […]

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25
Sep

Separation & Stress: What Can You Do?

Separation is a difficult time and it is very normal to feel stressed and upset. Separation & Stress go hand in hand. Finding ways to manage these feelings is an important part of moving on and recovery to feel better about yourself and your situation. When you need a fresh start, talk to one of […]

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21
Sep

Family Lawyers Mackay Specialise In The Resolution Of Complex Family Law Matters.

Family Lawyers Mackay is a family law firm specializing in all family law financial matters dealing with marriage or other relationship breakdowns including de facto and same-sex relationships, and issues relating to children. We also advise on and prepare prenuptial and financial agreements. Our lawyers will use their vast experience, commitment, understanding, and communication skills […]

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28
Aug

Do I Have To Move Out To File for Divorce?

This is a very common question and a natural thought to have if you are thinking about, or planning to get divorced from your spouse. In some circumstances, where the situation might be particularly volatile, both partners are keen to escape each other anyway, so one moving out isn’t even really an issue as they […]

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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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