Adele Katzew.

Principal.

Accredited Specialist
Family Law

More from Adele.

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.


International travel after separation

For some separated families, overseas travel by children can be a very contentious issue. This is particularly so when there are concerns that the parent proposing to travel with the children may not return the children to Australia.