Showing 9 of 18 results for Family law
27 Jun 2022
Best interests: Family law disputes about Covid-19 vaccination
How are the 'best interests of the child' determined when the parents can't agree? Among the many additional challenges for seperated families during the Covid-19 pandemic was whether or not to vaccinate their children. Elizabeth Reardon discusses several cases where parents sought a judicial determination to settle their disagreement. From the Winter 2022 edition of Ethos.
20 Oct 2021
The orthodox muddle: Gillick competence and consent to treatment for gender dysphoria
Monica Serci and Alexandra Elgue of Parker Coles Curtis revisit Re: Imogen, a parenting case that appeared before the Family Court of Australia last year. From the Spring 2021 edition of Ethos.
1 Sep 2021
Family Law Update: New merged courts
The Family Law Committee would like to advise members of recent developments and releases from the new merged Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia.
27 Aug 2021
Contact with the complainant in family violence or sexual assault matters
Guidance note regarding coming into contact with the complainant in family violence and/or sexual assault cases.
27 Aug 2021
Cross examination in family violence cases
Information about new provisions in the Family Law Act restricting cross examination in circumstances involving allegations of family violence.
2 Aug 2021
Looking for a family lawyer with mediation experience?
You may have heard local lawyer Debra Parker, Chair of our Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee, chatting with Georgia Stynes on ABC Radio recently about mediation options for family law – options that can help people avoid lengthy family court processes in situations like divorce and custody disputes.
18 Jun 2021
Why should I use a family lawyer?
Reasons why you should consult an experienced family law solicitor.
16 Mar 2021
Select Committee on Australia’s Family Law System
The second Interim Report from the Joint Select Committee on Australia’s Family Law System has been released.
26 Feb 2021
Family Law Update February 2021
The Law Society's Family Law Committee Update is sent to members with an interest in family law when we have issues of note to report on.