Adele Katzew.

Principal.

Accredited Specialist
Family Law

More from Adele.

COVID-19 and binding child support agreements

In a recent decision of Martyn & Martyn [2020], the Family Court of Australia accepted that the economic effects of COVID-19 can amount to ‘exceptional circumstances’ when setting aside a binding child support agreement.


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”.