Latest Family Law

Politics 02 November 2023 ByHayder ShkaraLegislative amendments could reshape family law matters

Late last month, Parliament passed two significant pieces of legislation that have ignited discussions and debates: the...

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SME Law 26 October 2023 ByLauren CroftDispute resolution and “responsible lawyering” is the way forward,...

Dispute resolution and “responsible lawyering” is the way forward, according to this pair, who said that...

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SME Law 19 October 2023 ByLauren CroftFamily law firms need to keep up with changing family dynamics

Alternative dispute resolution is not a “soft” option, according to these partners – who said that this kind of...

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The Bar 02 October 2023 ByNaomi NeilsonJudge, government appeal $300k order for false imprisonment

A federal court judge found to have falsely imprisoned a man for contempt of court has filed an appeal.

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SME Law 28 September 2023 ByLauren CroftLandmark cyber service developed for Qld family court lawyers

A world-first cyber security product has been introduced by a Queensland law firm and, according to the firm, will...

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Big Law 17 August 2023 ByLauren CroftAcrimonious separation increased by 30% since 2020

As new research reveals acrimonious separation to be on the rise, family lawyers have been urged to work with external...

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Big Law 03 August 2023 ByLauren CroftThe impact of evolving relationships on family law

Following a new report on emerging trends within Australian relationships, one family lawyer has predicted that those in...

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The Bar 31 July 2023 ByJerome DoraisamyNZ chief judges move to address concerns for lawyers’ wellbeing

The chief judges of both the High Court and District Court in New Zealand have taken the “unusual step” of writing...

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SME Law 27 July 2023 ByLauren CroftKey trends in domestic and family violence

Cultural factors, coercive control, victim blaming, and financial abuse have been revealed to be key trends within...

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SME Law 20 July 2023 ByLauren CroftThe importance of workplace safety plans in family law

As vicarious traumatic stress within the profession increases, family law firms have been urged to implement a workplace...

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