Categories
Child Custody

Can My Ex Refuse to Bring My Child Back

Almost every local and international movies and television shows incorporate scenes of marital and familial disputes. Seldom are the films and shows that do not have scenes that show couples throwing curses at each other, or parents who are fighting over the custody of their child. It has become a familiar scene to all of […]

Categories
Child Custody

Can a Father Take a Child Away from the Mother

Divorce is a painful and difficult process. Most of the time, it involves animosity between the parents with the children being caught in the middle of the crossfire. It’s common for a parent to want sole custody of the children for various reasons. Decades of divorce have led to the assumption that the father can’t […]

Categories
Child Custody

Can a Stay at Home Mom Get Full Custody

Divorce proceedings are difficult and one of the most contentious parts involves getting custody of the children. Mothers often get full or primary custody of their children. However, stay at home mothers may be at a disadvantage compared to working moms, considering that they often have no stable income. However, it is still perfectly possible […]

Categories
Divorce

Divorce Process: How Long Does It Take in Australia

Divorce is often messy and painful. It could easily be a traumatic phase in life. It subjects people to a great amount of stress adding up to the stack of paperwork that needs to be accomplished. In Australia, getting a divorce doesn’t take as long as some other countries because Australia is a no-fault jurisdiction. […]

Categories
Child Custody

Can My Wife Leave With My Child? No, She Can’t

When relationships fail, the usual scenario is that one parent would decide to leave the family home along with the children. While this can be legal, it can only be so once there is a custody agreement signed and agreed by both parties. However, if only one parent unliterally decides to move away with their […]

Categories
General

Understanding Section 90 of The Family Law Act

The Family Law Act 1975 is known to be an act patterned on the basis of the protection, security, and welfare of a child. It is primarily focused on a child’s rights and the responsibilities of both de-facto and married parents. Under this Act, matters on a property, financial support, and maintenance agreements between parties […]

Categories
Child Custody

Why do Fathers Lose Custody?

Losing custody of your children is a heart-wrenching experience for any parent. If you lose custody of your child, this means you may lose both joint legal and physical custody. State laws vary as to what courts must consider in determining custody arrangements. However, in the general procedures of the custody award, the child’s best […]