Can I Leave My House to Facilitate Parenting Arrangements During COVID-19 Lockdown?

One of the most common questions we have received in the past weeks has been whether parents must (or should) comply with pre-existing parenting arrangements during COVID-19 lockdown. This was particularly so, as there was confusion as to whether informal (non-Court ordered) parenting arrangements constituted an exemption. The good news is that in most states … Read more

Child Support debt? Top 4 Actions you can take

Having any significant debt can be a stressful experience, but unfortunately some parents are discovering that having a Child Support debt can have an even greater impact on a person’s life then other debts. This is because of the various powers that Child Support have to enforce the payment of a debt. This article looks … Read more

All you need to know about Child Support Debt

Having any significant debt can be a stressful experience, but unfortunately some parents are discovering that having a Child Support debt can have an even greater impact on a person’s life then other debts. This is because of the various powers that exist to enforce the payment of a debt. You may be interested in … Read more

Family Violence – What can I do?

What can I do? Family violence and domestic violence is becoming an ever-increasing issue in Australia. Unfortunately for some individuals they are extremely fearful of their partner and the separation process. Below is a list of ideas and things to consider for anyone that is in a family violence situation or relationship. Please share this … Read more

How is Superannuation dealt with in a Family Law property division?

Is Superannuation included as ‘property’ in a Family Law property division? After separation, it is generally necessary for property entitlements to be formally adjusted between the parties in accordance with each party’s entitlements under the Family Law Act 1975. Sometimes it may be appropriate to divide the matrimonial property pool on a 50/50 basis between … Read more

Specific Family Law Issues for Military personnel when facing a relationship breakdown

At Delaney Roberts Family Lawyers, we take particular pride in assisting our Defence Force community. Our office is located 500 metres from Bullecourt Barracks at Adamstown so over the past 12 years of operations we have helped numerous Defence Force personnel and their families.  The unique nature of employment in the military sometimes means that … Read more

Transgender children and the Family Court

On 31 March 2021 we recognise Transgender Day of Visibility, an international celebration of trans pride and awareness. In support of Transgender Day of Visibility, it is timely to look at the progress in the Family Court over the last several years regarding transgender children and their legal right to access medical treatment.   For many years, transgender children and their families were required to apply to the Family … Read more