Parenting Arrangements during COVID-19

COVID-19 has certainly thrown parents some ‘curve-balls’. Amongst these are an increased need for separated parents to negotiate on temporary alterations to parenting arrangements, in what might otherwise have been a settled situation. For other parents, COVID-19 has been used an excuse to stop children from spending time with their other parent, or for one … Read more

Changing Final Parenting Orders

So you have Final Parenting Orders Final Parenting Orders can come about in one of two ways: either the Family Court or the Federal Circuit Court have made Orders in relation to parenting either after a hearing or trial; or both parties have come to a mutual agreement and turned that agreement into Orders (Consent … Read more

Revenge Porn

On 21 February 2019 the Criminal Code (Non-consensual Sharing of Intimate Images) Amendment Act 2019 (“the Act”) became law. The Act amended the definition section of the Criminal Code (“the Code”), and added a new section 223. Together, the amendments criminalise the distribution – or the threat of distribution – of an intimate image or … Read more