Social Media and Family Law Proceedings

Most people and households today have access to the internet and many use Facebook, Twitter, You Tube, Instagram and other social media platforms. Individuals will often use social platforms to express their feelings and sometimes their dislike of others. These posts or comments are often available to friends, friends of friends, children of friends, work […]

Equal Shared Parental Responsibility

Both parents have parental responsibility for a child until that child turns 18. Parental responsibility is defined in the Family Law Act 1975 (“The Act”) to mean “all the duties, powers, responsibilities and authority that, by law, parents have in relation to children”. Under Section 61DA of The Act there is presumption that it is […]