Should Children Participate in Family Dispute Resolution?

After their parents separate, should children have a say in what happens to them? The reality is that historically, in Australia, parents have tended to believe they can work out the arrangements without their children’s direct involvement. It is true that most...Read More

Family Law: Impact of Separation on Children

Many parents involved in a family dispute worry about the impact of separation on their children. Have they done the right thing? How can they best help their children? In most cases, they need not worry so much. In fact, experts tend to agree it’s a myth that...Read More

Listening to the Children

If you’re a parent going through a divorce or a separation, you might think that you know what’s best for your children. But under the law, it’s not all about you. A child’s views are often a very significant factor in determining parenting arrangements following a...Read More