The Full Court of the Family Court held in the 2017 decision of Re Kelvin that the Court’s sanction is no longer required for stage two treatment of Gender Dysphoria where the child is capable of giving Informed Consent or those with parental authority authorise the treatment.Details
Life, financially or otherwise, does not go into a state of animated suspension after separation and pending property settlement – parties’ financial circumstances constantly change and will be different at time of separation and when orders are made.Details
Australia Says Yes – How Will The New Same Sex Marriage Laws Affect The Family Law System in Australia?
The short answer is that the new same sex marriage laws will have no significant impact on Australia’s family law system.Details
Marriage, Separation and Divorce have different effects on your estate.Details
In a recent case heard by the Full Court of the Family Court, Chancellor & McCoy, a same sex couple who were in a de facto relationship for 27 years were not required to divide their property after separation. The Court found it was not “just and equitable” to make property settlement Orders. During the…Details
In the case of Masters v Cheyne the mother and father signed a Binding Child Support Agreement on 31 July 2008.Details