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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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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