Bondelmonte & Bondelmonte & Anor  HCA 8
This matter was originally heard by Justice Watts in the Family Court of Australia. The father, who was dissatisfied with His Honour’s decision, appealed it to the Full Court of the Family Court of Australia. His appeal to this Court was dismissed. The father subsequently appealed to the High Court of Australia, and he was granted permission for the appeal to be heard.
Family lawyers often call January “Divorce Month” as the rate of people needing advice on separation, parenting arrangements and the division of property is far greater to that of other months. At Tiyce & Lawyers we are certainly noticing the increase in new client enquiries.
The reasons vary:
Christmas truly is the most wonderful time of the year. However, it can quickly become the most terrible time of the year if planning goes awry.
Family Law issues and Christmas seem to go hand in hand. Whether you are currently engaged in a parenting dispute, or heading towards a parenting dispute, planning is essential to ensure a seamless holiday period.
That’s why we’ve updated the ‘traditional’ checklist of sending out cards & buying the tree with a modern version for separated families.