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Cross-Border Property Matters – International Enforcement Of Marital Agreements

24 Oct 2018

In September 2018, MST Lawyers’ special counsel, Amanda Humphreys, attended the European Chapter meeting of the International Academy of Family Lawyers (IAFL). Amanda was a panellist where she spoke about the international enforcement of marital agreements.

Recent studies and programmes involving children’s views in parenting proceedings in Australia

24 Oct 2018

The views of children in parenting litigation continue to be a topic of interest in the Australian family law landscape. Here we look at how the children’s concerns are being taken into consideration.

Recent Cases Of Interest In The Area Of Family Law

24 Oct 2018

In this section we look at two cases: one involving the determination of which parent has the final say where responsibility for the child’s care and well being is shared, while the other looks at circumstances in which final property orders might be varied years after being made in court.

ALRC Discussion Paper – Review Of The Family Law System

24 Oct 2018

The Australian Law Reform Commission released its discussion paper, Review of the Family Law System, on 2 October 2018. The Review covers a wide range of topics with feedback encouraged to provide a better outcome for those who find themselves embroiled in the system.