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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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13
Oct

What Are The Effects Of Changing The Nature Of Parental Responsibility On The Life Of A Child?

By law, there are some defined duties, powers, authority and responsibilities of parents for their children. These are known as parental responsibility. The responsibilities include child’s growth, education and religion. Give them a proper environment and teach them discipline. You will have to take legal proceedings on your child’s behalf. The key responses in regards […]

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24
Jan

If My Spouse and I Live in Different States, Then Where Do We Get Divorced?

You got married in Mackay. You and your spouse lived in Mackay together for years. Now you’ve decided to get a divorce and your spouse has moved to Sydney. What happens in a divorce when you and your spouse live in different states? Can you go through the process in Mackay? Who gets to decide […]

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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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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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