At the World Congress on Family Law and Children’s Rights in Dublin in 2017, Amanda Humphreys from MST Lawyers’ Family Law team and Dr Phil Stahl, pre-eminent USA psychologist, presented their paper, “What about me?” Making room for the voice of the child in Hague Convention child abduction proceedings.
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.