Vanessa Hernandez

About Vanessa Hernandez

Vanessa Hernandez is a Principal at BTLawyers and heads up the Family Law Practice.

Family Law Event – Parenting Coordination – 14 February, 2019

By |2019-02-19T18:09:14+10:00January 21st, 2019|News|

Join us for our first Family Law Workshop for 2019 to explore Parenting Coordination, the growth of this exciting development in Australia, and how it may impact or be implemented by your practice. Parenting Coordination is a child-centred process for conflicted, divorced and divorcing parents. It is a form of [...]

Job Opportunity – Family Lawyer

By |2019-02-19T18:09:14+10:00December 11th, 2018|Join our team|

FAMILY LAWYER PAE 1-3 YEARS BTLawyers is looking for a dedicated and energetic family lawyer who is passionate about taking their career to the next level. BTLawyers is a modern and innovative legal practice.  BTLawyers has a full-service family and personal law department.  We also provide a range of legal [...]

Preparing for Christmas as a co-parent

By |2017-11-22T05:26:53+10:00November 22nd, 2017|Family Law, News|

We are delighted to share with you a podcast with Lucy Good from Beanstalk Mums and our family law specialist Vanessa Hernandez talking co-parenting at Christmas and how to be prepared…. This is one for the co-parents amongst us. It’s all about that happy, merry, family time we call Christmas. [...]

What happens when a Domestic Violence Order is breached?

By |2019-02-19T18:09:17+10:00June 2nd, 2017|Domestic Violence, Family Law, News|

By Vanessa Hernandez Domestic Violence Order Domestic Violence Orders (‘DVO’) are court orders designed to prevent future domestic or family violence occurring. The can also commonly be referred to as “Protection Orders” or “Restraining Orders”. A DVO tells the person committing an act of domestic violence (“the respondent”) what not [...]

How to be perfectly prepared for Mediation

By |2017-05-24T02:07:57+10:00May 24th, 2017|Family Law, Guest Post, News|

We are delighted to share with you a podcast with Lucy Good from Beanstalk Mums and our family law specialist Vanessa Hernandez talking all things mediation and how to be prepared.... I am always being asked about mediation. From what exactly is it, how can it help, what does it [...]

5 great ways to celebrate Mother’s Day as a single Mum

By |2019-02-19T18:09:18+10:00May 2nd, 2017|Family Law, Guest Post, News, Single Parents|

Guest post by Lucy Good from Beanstalk Single Mums Mother’s Day: Typically a time for mums to relax, put their feet up and bask in the glow of being a wonderful mother. Well, that’s the plan anyway. The reality for single mums can be a little different. Although we celebrate [...]

How to avoid ‘egg-stra’ mess this Easter with your parenting arrangements

By |2019-02-19T18:09:18+10:00April 11th, 2017|Family Law, News, Parenting Arrangements|

By Vanessa Hernandez Egg hunts, hot cross buns, and people dressed up as giant bunnies...sounds like Easter must be right around the corner, right? It’s a holiday that you and your kids usually love, and that you look forward to each year, but this year you haven’t yet agreed to [...]

8 Ways Facebook Posts can Help or Hinder Your Divorce

By |2019-02-19T18:09:18+10:00March 22nd, 2017|Family Law, News|

by Vanessa Hernandez “She/he is purposely withholding the child. She/he constantly says he is unwell and can’t see me but I know that’s not true.” As a family lawyer, I hear statements like this from clients all the time. While in years gone by we would probably hire a private investigator [...]

7 tips to surviving your first Valentine’s Day after Separation

By |2019-02-19T18:09:18+10:00February 14th, 2017|Family Law|

By Vanessa Hernandez Valentine’ s Day. The day we imagine being swept off our feet by the person we love. A day that’s all about flowers, thoughtful surprises, candlelight and big declarations of love. But if it’s your first Valentine’s Day post separation, you’re likely to be feeling more fed up than loved [...]