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

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

COVID-19 and your Family Law Matter

At Roberts Legal we understand that the current health crisis may have increased your anxiety in relation to your separation and family law matter. However just because we are encouraged to socially isolate, doesn’t mean that you have to put your life on hold. Certainly, the way we are interacting is changing, however we are … Read more

Our Top 7 must-do’s for co-parenting with an ex over Christmas

Christmas is stressful enough without having to second-guess what your ex-partner’s plan is. Take a look at our Top 7 must-do’s below to make sure you’re on the front foot with parenting arrangements. 1. Stay child-focused Christmas should be about the children. Consider whether it’s really best for the children to make long trips on … Read more

Are Secret Recordings Admissible as Evidence?

A Case Looking at Secret Recordings Made in Parenting Matters Coulter & Coulter (No. 2) [2019] FCCA There are numerous circumstances in which parents may be tempted to record meetings or my find they are in possession of recordings.  Whether or not these recordings will be able to be used as evidence in court proceedings … Read more

Gender Dysphoria – Is Court Approval Required for Medical Treatment of Minors?

A Recent Case Looking at Secret Recordings Made in Parenting Matters Coulter & Coulter (No. 2) [2019] FCCA What is Gender Dysphoria? The Gender Dysphoria symptoms are as follows: Noticeable incongruence between the gender the child experiences and their classified gender assignment; An intense need to do away with their primary or secondary sex features … Read more