How Can You Deal With The Threat Of Domestic Violence When A Relationship Turns Sour

Posted on: 8 June 2022

As time goes by, the relationship between two people in a marriage or similar relationship may begin to change, and not always in a good way. For one reason or another, one of them may start to behave differently, which may cause a lot of consternation for the other partner. What should you do next if you find yourself on the aggrieved side of such a situation and are worried about your welfare? [Read More]

Critical Reforms in Pet Ownership Among Apartment Owners and Dwellers

Posted on: 24 March 2022

Pet ownership in Australia is unlike anything else around the globe, thanks to a citizenry that considers pets family members. Today, close to 60% of Australian households have a pet, a statistic attributed to the various benefits of owning a pet. In fact, pets play a critical role in reducing depression, anxiety and feelings of loneliness. Unfortunately, inconsiderate pet laws have been a major hurdle to pet ownership, especially among apartment dwellers, increasing pet abandonment cases. [Read More]

Can You Appeal Against a Child Support Assessment?

Posted on: 27 October 2021

In the unfortunate event of a divorce, most parents will typically have the best interests of their children at heart. Even though they may have their own disagreements as adults, they will usually come together for the good of the kids. Yet sometimes, child support assessments are necessary, and a government agency may need to step in instead. Is there any way to appeal such an assessment as one of the affected adults if you feel it is simply unfair? [Read More]

Family Law: How the Judge Determines Child Custody

Posted on: 25 August 2021

One of the questions many divorcing couples ask is how child custody and visitation rights are determined. Unfortunately, there is no specific formula.  That said, the judge does use some guidelines when deciding child custody following divorce or separation. In most cases, the judge will assign physical custody where one of the parents lives with the child full-time while the other receives structured visits according to the child's best interest.  [Read More]