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.
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.
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.
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.