Consent Orders vs Parenting Plans – what’s the difference?

By |2019-03-07T15:17:45+10:00March 7th, 2019|Family Law|

Trying to agree on care arrangements for your children after separation can feel overwhelming, especially when trying to decide who has the children for school holidays, Christmas Holidays, Easter Holidays, Birthdays and Mother’s Day and Father’s Day. In the fortunate event you still have an amicable co-parenting relationship with [...]

BTLawyers Supporting Abortion Law Reform with Donation to Children by Choice

By |2019-02-19T18:09:14+10:00October 8th, 2018|Family Law, News|

BTLawyers is making a stance in supporting fundamental women’s rights, with a substantial donation to Children by Choice. Over the last few months BTLawyers have been fundraising to support Children by Choice, a non-profit organisation committed to providing unbiased information on all unplanned pregnancy options including adoption, abortion and parenting. [...]

A Step in the Right Direction – Ban on Perpetrators of Domestic Violence Cross-Examining Victims

By |2019-02-19T18:09:15+10:00July 4th, 2018|Domestic Violence, Family Law, News|

By Georgia Dalton, BTLawyers Family Law Solicitor Last week, the Federal Government introduced the long overdue Family Law Amendment (Family Violence and Cross-examination of Parties) Bill 2018 into the House of Representatives, implementing a ban on perpetrators of domestic violence cross-examining their ex-partners. Specifically, the Bill proposes the following amendments [...]

Mother’s Day – 5 Tips for the Separated Dad

By |2019-01-23T15:56:59+10:00May 10th, 2018|Family Law, News, Parenting Arrangements, Separation Agreements, Single Parents|

This weekend is Mother’s Day.  And as a separated father, special occasions like Mother’s Day can often be a cause of stress, rather than a cause for celebration.  But it doesn't have to be.  BTLawyer's, Georgia Dalton, offers 5 easy tips to have a stress and conflict free Mother's Day. [...]

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 [...]