When and how spousal maintenance is payable depends on the particular financial circumstances of the parties involved, as Adele Katzew explains.
Richard Bartram outlines two options for consideration where a parent (whose consent is required) refuses to sign a child’s passport application.
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In a recent decision of Martyn & Martyn , 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.
With an easing of COVID-19 restrictions in Victoria, comes an increase in, and visibility of, Police and PSOs. What does this deployment and additional powers mean for public safety?
This recent case of Marsh v Transport Accident Commission  VSC 228 now provides that a full-time student can be “extending to a student who has completed year 12, has either applied for an offer of a tertiary place or enrolled in a tertiary course, and is waiting for the academic period to commence.”
John McEnroe’s famous edict can strike a shiver down the spine of any plaintiff personal injury lawyer. This is because proof of ‘serious injury’ is the threshold for making a common law claim for damages under either the WorkCover or TAC schemes.
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.