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09
Sep

What Is The Primary Difference Between Mediation and Arbitration?

Mediation and arbitration are different terms. Here is the basic definition of both. Arbitration: In arbitration, a dispute is submitted after an agreement between both parties. It is given to one or more arbitrators, and they make the binding decision. The parties prefer private dispute resolution because they don’t want to go to court.  Mediation: […]

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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
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. If you are low-income, our Free Family Law Help service is available to take care of your legal rights in matters of Child Custody and Support, Restraining Orders, and Divorce […]

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05
Mar

Farming Stress

Sadly, our friends, family, and clients who reside and work in distant, rural and remote communities are often forced to deal with additional hardships such as a highly unpredictable climate, extreme market conditions, financial strain, isolation, long working hours and even reduced access to fundamental services. As such, many farming stress families respond to these […]

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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. 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 which 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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