FAMILY LAW

Double the Divorce, Family Law actions to Triple, since COVID-19

Different research appears to be showing different statistics on this, but this article says, “The number of coupes planning to divorce has more than doubled since the outbreak of COVID-19, with the second wave proving the breaking point for many marriages and forcing ‘urgent’ Family Law Court actions to nearly triple, lawyers and counsellors say.” …

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Judge rebuked for ‘cruel, insulting, humiliating’ conduct in family law trial

The Sydney Morning Herald last week reported on this story: “A judge presiding over a family law case denied a father a fair trial by bullying and demeaning his lawyers in court, an appeal court has ruled.” “Oh, God”, “rubbish”, “this is pathetic” and “that’s garbage” were among the judicial exclamations recorded.” For Full Article …

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Why aren’t Child Protective Services acting on my report?

This is a common complaint that we hear at our support groups, both mums and dads.   “My child is in danger. I’ve been stopped from seeing them and I feel helpless to stop whats going on. It’s driving me insane with worry. Why are child protection ignoring my report!” We decided to look at …

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