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05
Nov

Does Legal Aid Cover Mackay Family Law?

Legal aid Mackay is payment by the State of your legal costs in Mackay court. It is intended for people who want to assert their rights in Mackay court but have limited resources. Assistance may be granted to you if you meet the required conditions, regardless of your position in the legal proceedings. Thus, you […]

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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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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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