Adele Katzew.

Principal.

Accredited Specialist
Family Law

More from Adele.

Circumstances where the Family Court may decide that a child spend no time at all with a parent

It is rare that a court will order no contact between a parent and child, however greater weight will be placed on the need to protect a child from physical or psychological harm, over having a meaningful relationship with both parents.


What is spousal maintenance?

When and how spousal maintenance is payable depends on the particular financial circumstances of the parties involved, as Adele Katzew explains.


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.