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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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18
Jan

Family Lawyers Mackay: Gladiators of the Family Court in Mackay

When do you turn to the Family Court in Mackay? Are you in a situation where your life is turning into a nightmare because of an ex-partner? Or do you find yourself in a situation where you have to bear the brunt of a decision that has rendered you incapable of ‘moving on with life […]

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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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03
Jan

Representing Yourself in Family Court Hearing? Think Twice!

Thinking about representing yourself in a family court hearing? Think twice before making this mistake. If a family law problem impacts you or your loved ones then getting the advice of an experienced and qualified family lawyer can make a huge difference. A qualified family lawyer can help you in managing your family affairs which […]

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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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04
Dec

Important Considerations for Choosing A Family Lawyer Mackay

Divorces are complex by nature, and most people facing a separation or divorce have no idea how to deal with the situation ahead let alone know where to start choosing a family lawyer. What DOES make a big impact on the legal case is the choice of a divorce lawyer. You have to find a […]

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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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