Adele Katzew.

Principal.

Accredited Specialist
Family Law

More from Adele.

Family Courts launch COVID-19 List to deal with urgent parenting disputes

Commencing today (29 April 2020) the Australian Family Courts have established a court list dedicated to deal exclusively with urgent parenting-related disputes that have arisen due to the COVID-19 pandemic.


Can a sperm donor be recognised as a legal parent?

The High Court’s decision in Masson v. Parsons & Ors [2019] HCA 2, makes it clear that there are circumstances in which a sperm donor can be recognised under the law as a “parent”.


Can secretly made audio or video recordings be used as evidence in Family Law proceedings?

In a recent South Australian case of Coulter & Coulter (No.2) [2019] FCCA 1290, the mother sought to introduce evidence of two video recordings she secretly made when the father attended changeover at her home, and two audio recordings that she made of private conversations between the children and the father.