Family Law Blog

Fast Facts On Marriages In Australia

We found Mccrindle’s Research Director, Claire Madden’s findings on marriage trends in Australia really interesting, have a look below to see the latest research on marriage statistics in Australia. Whilst the marriage rate has been slowly declining over…

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A Peaceful Divorce

The following article was written by Resolve Conflict graduate lawyer Ellen Gutman BA, LLM ( JD) and was first published on Jewish online publication, Galus Australis. The Hebrew term for Collaborative Practice is ‘Lehitgaresh beshalom’ – to divorce…

Confidence and knowledge key for women facing divorce

This article by Mark Bouris first appeared on theage.com.au on April 24 May, 2015. “There are more than 50,000 divorces each year in Australia. It’s an emotional and disruptive time for both men and women and separating spouses can…

Living between two houses – tips for co-parenting your children

  At Resolve Conflict Family Lawyers and Mediators our focus is always on the children and finding divorce solutions that keep their welfare front and centre. Coping with parenting when your children are split between two households and…

What is Surrogacy? How does the law work in Australia?

Surrogacy laws have become a matter of great contention following the news of baby Gammy, one of two twins conceived by Australian parents, who was left in the care of his Thai surrogate mother and suffering from Down…

Amendments to the Family Law Act

On 7 December 2011 new amendments to the Family Law Act were passed. The new legislation commences on 7 June 2012. The amendments include an updated definition of family violence to include violent, threatening or other behavior by…

Keeping your kids safe during separation & divorce

Adele Horin’s article “Parental ‘poison’ of kids on rise” in the Age on 6 February 2012 claims a study has found that warring parents in Family Court disputes are claiming former partners are poisoning their children against each…