The draft Family Law Amendment Bill 2023 propose changes to make the Family Law legislation relating to children clearer and simpler to interpret and hopefully, will avoid misinterpretation, especially for parents and self-represented litigants.
Intervention orders tend to feature in the vast majority of high conflict family law cases. You have a right to obtain a family violence intervention order to protect not only yourself but your child/ren when you have suffered family violence, at the hands of the respondent, usually the other parent.
Right now, there is a high level of uncertainty in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, and many people are asking whether they should push on and settle their property cases or hold off/hibernate their negotiations until this pandemic ends.
You have made the situation to separate and now the time has come to tell your children. We know you are dreading it, it is in no way an easy conversation and it will be difficult for everyone involved.