June 16, 2020

Family Violence In Property Matters

How does the Court deal with allegations of family violence in property matters? Family violence is a prevalent and complex issue in family law matters, particularly […]
June 16, 2020

Separation Of Siblings

What do you do when your son and daughter want to stay with a different parent? Adrian and Tori had recently separated when Tori came to […]
June 10, 2020

What is Parental Alienation?

Parental Alienation: An Introduction Parental Alienation is a controversial concept that refers to situations in which one parent is alleged to have manipulated the child’s emotions […]
May 27, 2020

Where can I find more about separation and divorce

Separation and divorce are commonplace in the community.  We have either been through it ourselves, are going through a breakup right now, or know of someone […]
May 19, 2020

Property settlements amid the Covid-19 pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has raised family law issues we have never previously considered, and we have had to learn to adapt, just as the rest of […]
May 5, 2020

When can my child decide who they want to live with?

When can my child decide who they want to live with? There is a common misconception that when children reach a certain age, they can then […]
April 20, 2020

COVID-19 and supervised time with my child

In our last article, Aboorva Sundar took us through the impact the COVID-19 is having on parenting orders. In this article, we will discuss what impacts […]
April 20, 2020

Alternative Dispute Resolution – The Courts introduce an Arbitration List

In an effort to support the methodology of Alternative Dispute Resolution for Family Law issues regarding property matters, the Courts (Family Court of Australia and the […]
April 7, 2020

COVID-19 and Parenting Orders

COVID-19 and what it means for your parenting orders/arrangements The global pandemic has had a significant impact on the way we all live our everyday lives. […]
April 3, 2020

Top Ten Guide for Separated Parents during Covid19

Separated parents experience both the joys and stressors of parenting. But additional pressures and stresses such as those associated with the Covid19 Pandemic can be hard […]
April 2, 2020

Our Family Lawyers are Zooming along

A little snapshot of our working life right now! We might all be separated physically, but still very much connected with the team and drawing on […]
March 27, 2020

Call and Screen Conferencing Appointments during COVID-19

March 27, 2020

Coparenting in the Covid-19 era: Complying with Orders

Do I have to comply with orders? We keep hearing the term “we are all in this together”, and indeed we truly are. But if you […]
March 27, 2020

Coparenting in the COVID-19 era: I need extra help right now!

I need extra help with the children right now How will it affect my situation longer term if they spend more time with their other parent? […]
March 19, 2020

Family Law and the Coronavirus

Family Law and the Coronavirus Crisis What Sarah Bevan Family Lawyers are doing in the current crisis We know this is a challenging time, and if […]
March 18, 2020

Family Law Parenting Proceedings

What happens if I do not attend my Family Law parenting proceedings? It can be both confusing and intimidating to be served with court documents from […]
March 5, 2020

Third Parties in Family Law Proceedings

A common misconception in family law matters is that the legislation covers only married couples, de facto spouses and parents of children.  Under the Family Law […]
March 2, 2020

Parenting Plans or Consent Orders

Parenting plans or consent orders?  Parenting plans are an informal and flexible document that reflects an agreement reached between the parties as to the parenting arrangements […]
January 31, 2020

The Good Father – Lessons in Co-Parenting

RITA BRATOVICH — JANUARY 17, 2020 Melbourne gay dad, Rodney Cruise, is something of an expert on setting expectations in co-parenting arrangements. Over the last 14 years Rodney […]
January 31, 2020

Divorce & Separation Advice

Divorce & Separation Advice – Practical Tips  Relating to your former partner Some people believe when they separate, they will no longer have to deal with […]
December 17, 2019

Sarah Bevan Celebrates 20 Years in Law

Today marks exactly 20 years since I was admitted as a lawyer in NSW. After trying out various areas of law while studying, both at home […]
November 18, 2019

Family Reports in Family Court Proceedings

Court Appointed Experts In Family Law Proceedings – ALRC recommendations   Family Reports in Family Court proceedings are an important source of independent, expert insight into […]
November 18, 2019

Australian Parenting Orders

My former partner now lives in New Zealand, can I enforce our Australian Parenting Orders? With the significant number of Australians who have migrated to Australia […]
November 1, 2019

Surrogacy in Australia

Are you thinking about Surrogacy options? 
October 22, 2019

What can I do to help my lawyer with my case?

What can I do to help my family lawyer with my case? The separation and divorce process is often a difficult time for most people. As […]
September 18, 2019

De Facto Relationships & Property Orders

I am not married to my partner, can I still apply for property orders? With the legalisation of same-sex marriage via the Marriage Amendment (Definition and […]
September 18, 2019

Settlement Advice In Divorce

Settlement Advice – Divorce Lawyers Sydney Our family home and business is in my husband’s sole name. Does this mean he gets the company and our […]
September 2, 2019

Our very own Geri has been admitted as a lawyer!

Welcome to our newest lawyer, Geraldine Friend-Ngui. Her admission was moved by our Senior Associate, Alfonso Layson on Friday 16 August.  Geri has been with us […]
August 30, 2019

Passports In Parenting Disputes

Passports in parenting disputes When planning to travel internationally with children after separation, there are more important things to consider than whether they will be able […]
August 13, 2019

Divorce – What do I need to know?

Divorce Lawyers Sydney Our divorce lawyers at Sydney Family Lawyers have helped thousands of people easily navigate the legal system to obtain their divorce, therefore helping […]
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