Entries by Chloe Malic


The Criminalisation of Coercive Control

Unfortunately, a number of family law matters involve what is referred to as ‘coercive control’. However, in a positive move towards protecting people navigating family violence whilst going through the process of separating from their former partner, the NSW Government has now passed legislation criminalising coercive control. Read more in our article…


The effect of COVID-19 on Child Support payments

COVID-19 has had a far-reaching effect on all corners of Australian society, and this current lockdown in the Greater Sydney area has once again resulted in the substantial loss of jobs and/or a significant reduction in income for some people. However, does a reduction in income or loss of employment mean that you are no longer liable to pay your Child Support obligations? The answer to this depends on how your Child Support obligations have been documented.