Co-parenting with a Narcissistic ex partner

Co-parenting with a Narcissistic ex partner

For those of you who have experienced this phenomenon you will most likely be thinking – no way it can’t be done!!! Narcissism whilst rarely formerly diagnosed is prevalent in our society and certainly something that Family Lawyers are noticing more and more in their...
Why do I need to be supervised when I see my child?

Why do I need to be supervised when I see my child?

Supervised contact or supervised time is where a parent’s time with their children is supervised by a third party. The purpose of supervision is to allow the parent/child relationship to be maintained whilst ensuring the safety and wellbeing of the child. Supervised...
The warning signs of Coercive Control

The warning signs of Coercive Control

Coercive control is a lesser known but dangerous form of domestic violence. Coercive control involves a pattern of behaviours employed by the perpetrator that are controlling, humiliating and threatening, with the intention to intimidate, frighten and punish the...
Am I Allowed to Move Away?

Am I Allowed to Move Away?

A common question we receive from our clients, especially in cases involving domestic and family violence, is “Am I allowed to move?” This is a very tricky question to answer. We need to consider that the Court is concerned with what is in the best interests of the...
Time to Opt Out? The risks of My Health Record for Family Law

Time to Opt Out? The risks of My Health Record for Family Law

My Health Record is an online health record system that was created by the Commonwealth government and began operating in 2012. The system initially required people to “opt-in” and choose to use the service however, in May 2017, the government announced that it will...