September 2019

So you think the Riviera looks good this time of year?

By | September 30th, 2019|

While that may be true, consent is an important part of our family law system including travelling with children overseas.  The Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction (Hague Abduction Convention) is a multinational treaty protecting children from the harmful effects of abduction across international borders.  If [...]

January 2019

When Do The Kids Get To Choose?

By | January 24th, 2019|

There is no straightforward answer to that question. A Judge must consider what is in the best interest of a child.  The wishes of a child are taken into account under our Family Law Act and give effect to international treaty obligations.  Generally, the views of a young child will [...]

September 2018

Moving Overseas With The Kids?

By | September 11th, 2018|

With increasing globalisation and travel the issue of international relocation is a common one. If you are considering moving overseas and this move would limit the time that your child or children spends with their other parent, we urge you to seek specialist family law advice. Before moving overseas, you [...]