Articles matching Children


Divorce applications and arrangements for children

Filed under: Divorce, Children, Agreements, Family Law, Children's Court/Care and Protection

The divorce process is never easy and if there are also children involved, there are a number of other considerations to take into account that can make...

What happens if one parent is in contravention of a parenting order?

Filed under: Children, Family Law, Parenting, Children's Court/Care and Protection

Parties who are bound by a parenting order must take reasonable steps to comply with the order. However with that being said, how does the law ensure that...

Surrogacy Lawyers Crows Nest

Filed under: Children, Family Law

Altruistic surrogacy is legal in New South Wales, Australian Capital Territory, Queensland, South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria and Western Australia....

Primary and additional considerations of the court when determining what is in a child’s best interests

Filed under: Divorce, Children, Separation, Family Law

In circumstances where parents require enforceable arrangements in relation to their children, court orders are required, and can be made either via consent...

Adoption in Australia

Filed under: Children, Family Law

Are you considering adoption? In Australia, the law surrounding adoption is a complex web of strict legislation and regulations.

What are the laws relating to international surrogacy for Australians?

Filed under: Children, Family Law

Many Australians may be considering undertaking surrogacy arrangements with a person outside of the country. Surrogacy can take the form of either a selfless...

Who can adopt a child? An introduction to the legal requirements for adoption

Filed under: Children, Family Law

People who wish to adopt a child have to meet a number of legal requirements before an adoption order can be granted. There are a number of aspects to...

What options does my child have if they’re facing suspension or expulsion from school?

Filed under: Children, Family Law

In Australia, a child from the age of six must be enrolled in a school, or alternatively, the child must be registered for home schooling until the age...

Child Parenting Orders - Travel Permission For Children

Filed under: Children, Family Law

Does you parenting order cover your children if you wish to travel overseas? Penalties may apply for parents if you do not have authorising documentation...

An introduction to the court process for child-related proceedings and family law matters

Filed under: Divorce, Children, Separation

Due to the high emotion involved with family law matters, the law encourages parties to resolve disputes without having to resort to litigation. However,...

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