Family Law, Child Support & Child Custody Blog
This blog contains a collection of postings, articles and news items related to Family Law, Child Support, Divorce, Child Custody, Shared Parenting, Free Legal Support, Family Court, Fathers Rights, Men’s health and more.
Next » Help Me Write my Child Custody Affidavit
Published on February 16, 2014
For many who have experienced a family law issue over the past few years, the chances are being provided with Legal Aid support, even for those who have no assets and are virtually homeless, is next to zero these days.
Australian mothers who murder their sons and daughters
Published on February 16, 2014
IT IS impossible to understand how Luke Batty’s father Greg could brutally murder his own son at cricket training. He was just 11 years old and “the only bright light” in his dad’s life, according to Luke’s mum Rosie Batty. “No one loved Luke more than his father.
Luke Batty Tragedy: We Need To Look Beyond AVO Laws
Published on February 12, 2014
You would be forgiven tonight if you are a separated mother in an unsettled broken relationship with your ex-husband, who may find it hard to sleep if your child is staying with their father.
Newlywed Who Falsely Claimed Rape to Hide Affair, Walks Free
Published on February 8, 2014
A newly-wed who falsely reported being raped to police, in an effort to hide her 6 year affair had been allowed to walk free from Court, after she claimed that she was the victim in this sorry tale of infidelity, deceit and false allegations.
Mothers Cope Better than Fathers after Separation: Survey
Published on February 4, 2014
Recently separated mothers are more satisfied with their new lives than separated fathers but all parents are overwhelmingly positive about the health and wellbeing of their children after the split.
Stop picking on our Men: Top Australian Journalist argues
Published on January 26, 2014
We womenfolk are often referred to as the fairer sex, but perhaps blokedom should be labelled the unfair sex.
You see, fellas get a raw deal these days. While men still occupy the top jobs in most fields, they are being run down, excluded and humiliated in so many other areas.
Finding Australian Family Law Cases on the Web
Published on January 18, 2014
In keeping with the previous post about the importance of online Family Law decisions, below we list more free online repositories of family law cases.
Unreported Judgments: Most courts provide access to their judgments in electronic format.
How do I find relevant Australian Family Law Judgments?
Published on January 16, 2014
Well, we have been asked this question thousands of times, particularly because if you are ever involved in family law proceedings, the best indicator of what the outcome will be in your case are previous cases, or precedents as they are known.
Anti-feminist lawyer sparks furore over male studies course
Published on January 14, 2014
A FURORE over the involvement of an anti-feminist lawyer in a proposed suite of male studies courses has exposed the divide between established masculinity studies, which is seen as sympathetic to feminism, and emerging field of male studies, which questions feminism.
Single fathers seek equal opportunity in Child Custody disputes
Published on January 7, 2014
At least once a day, Alvin White tells his children he loves them. The 32-year-old father of five said even though he knew his father loved him, he never heard the words.
White has had custody of his oldest daughter, 12-year-old Mercedes White, most of her life. Her mother died a few years ago.
Fathers4Justice takes aim at Malicious Celebrity Mothers
Published on December 26, 2013
Kate Winslet has threatened to sue Fathers4Justice in the UK after the children's rights group targeted her in a planned advertising campaign over comments she made about her children's living arrangements.
Next » Pole dancer wins $3.25 million in Pre-Nup landmark
Published on December 20, 2013
A woman who worked as a pole dancer is set to receive $3.25 million from her ex-husband after the Family Court ruled against his bid to have their pre-nuptial agreement overturned because of her "false promises".
Australians Overwhelmingly Support Shared Parenting
On average, 80% to 90% of Australian believe that there should be a legislated presumption of 50/50 shared child custody parenting, in the event of separation.
Review the many polls that show the HUGE silent majority of Australians that support shared parenting in child custody arrangements.