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What is the best way to document my parenting agreement with my Ex? Parenting Plan or Consent Orders?

If you have reached an agreement with your ex-partner regarding arrangements for your children, there are 2 ways that you can document that agreement, specifically: Parenting Plan; or Consent Orders. Both Parenting Plans and Consent Orders document your parenting arrangement…

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When is it OK to introduce my kids to my new partner?

Separation is difficult.  Separation when there are children involved is incredibly difficult because parents have precious little lives and feelings to manage and consider. One of the challenges as a separated parent is likely to present itself when you re-partner. …

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5commonmistakes

The 5 most common mistakes family law clients make

Going through a separation can be one of the most challenging times a person will experience.  It is challenging both emotionally and financially and the challenges faced by parties going through a separation can sometimes lead to poor decision-making.  In…

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10 tips to communicate better with your ex

It is no secret that communication is the key to a healthy relationship.  However, communication is also key to a healthy (insofar as it can be healthy) separation.  A breakdown in communication during a relationship can lead to separation and…

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How to organise Mother’s Day with your former partner

This weekend is Mother’s Day, a day that most children recall with fondness in their later years. Unfortunately, for separated parents it can be a difficult day to navigate. To avoid any stress or conflict on the day, it is…

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Skipping out on child support – what are the consequences?

  When parents separate, it is very common for one parent to pay child support to the other to assist in financially supporting the children of the relationship.  In lots of circumstances, the payment of child support is collected and…

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We have separated – who moves out?

  When parties separate, a very common question is, who moves out of the family home?  Another common question is, my friends have told me I need to stay in the house, is that true? In reality, nobody actually has…

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Santa & Mrs Claus are getting a divorce!

Christmas is an exciting time of year, one filled with love and laughter, but also quite a hectic time of year getting presents ready for family. Finishing off jobs at work can cause emotions to rise and the stress that…

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School Holidays & Divorce: Who gets to see the kids

School Holidays & Family Law: Who gets the kids?

With school holidays coming up, it can be a difficult time for separated families to agree upon and juggle arrangements in relation to their children and what time they will spend with each parent. Unfortunately for those families the tension…

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Santa & Mrs Claus are getting a divorce! Who sees the reindeers for Christmas lunch?

Christmas is an exciting time of year, one filled with love and laughter, but also quite a hectic time of year getting presents ready for family. Finishing off jobs at work can cause emotions to rise and the stress that…

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