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Child Support Evading Parents and Travel Bans

In recent news, a father who owed over $350,000 in unpaid child support was stopped at the airport and prevented from boarding his overseas flight and leaving the country. Miraculously, at the time of being stopped the Father paid the entire debt in full. He now holds the infamous record for the … [Read more...] about Child Support Evading Parents and Travel Bans

Five tips for better health during your separation

Separation is a life changing event. It's a challenging time, even if you know it's the best outcome for you and your family in the long term. There are so many considerations and decisions to make around property, the children, living arrangements and your future financial position (just to name a … [Read more...] about Five tips for better health during your separation

The vote is a YES… what this means for Family Law cases

The vote is a YES … so what happens now? Our Principal Solicitor and Director Antonella Sanderson shares what the yes vote means for Family Law cases.   a. Legislation will need to be enacted to allow same-sex couples to register their marriage.  This legislation will need to include a … [Read more...] about The vote is a YES… what this means for Family Law cases

Christmas Parenting Arrangements

Christmas Parenting Arrangements  When negotiating parenting arrangements a lot of parents agree to share time in the school holidays but forget to specifically negotiate special holidays such as Christmas.  This can become a very stressful period for all involved. Try and remember that … [Read more...] about Christmas Parenting Arrangements

Cronulla family law solicitor makes national radio debut (twice!) to support young divorcees in their 20’s

MEDIA RELEASE For immediate release Wednesday 27 September 2017 Our very own Family Law Matters Director & Principal Solicitor, Antonella Sanderson made her national radio debut this month on Triple J's The Hook Up program, and within two weeks was invited back to do it all again! Listen to … [Read more...] about Cronulla family law solicitor makes national radio debut (twice!) to support young divorcees in their 20’s

FREE online separation pathway questionnaire to help you find out where you stand

Separation and contacting a Family Lawyer for the first time can be a scary step to take. It's something most of us never really want to do. That's why we've created a FREE online separation pathway questionnaire to help you find out where you stand. Ready to get started? Simply click the button … [Read more...] about FREE online separation pathway questionnaire to help you find out where you stand

Family Law Matters named as a finalist in the Sutherland Shire Local Business Awards

We did it! Family Law Matters is officially a finalist in the Sutherland Shire Local Business Awards for the second year running! Congratulations to our fellow finalists in the Professional Services category. We are looking forward to the Gala Event in September and will keep you updated on our … [Read more...] about Family Law Matters named as a finalist in the Sutherland Shire Local Business Awards

2017 Federal Budget Response. Antonella discusses how the announcements affect Family Law.

Family Law Matters Principal Solicitor and Director Antonella Sanderson shares her review of the 2017 Federal Budget announcements.   'I am beyond disappointed that the 2017 Federal Budget considered no practical solutions to remedy the significant and ongoing delays being experienced in the … [Read more...] about 2017 Federal Budget Response. Antonella discusses how the announcements affect Family Law.

Can your Facebook posts be used against you in family court? – Kidspot

Nina Young | April 27, 2017 | Article originally published on Kidspot What you post on social media and online overall can come back to haunt you, as some people have learnt the hard way. Social media has given us the opportunity to share more than ever before with our family and friends. It’s an … [Read more...] about Can your Facebook posts be used against you in family court? – Kidspot

MEDIA RELEASE: Family Law Courts Crisis. Cronulla Family Lawyer Antonella Sanderson confronts the ABC QandA panel over the crisis facing the Family Law system.

MEDIA RELEASE For immediate release Wednesday 22 February 2017 Our very own Family Law Matters Director & Principal Solicitor, Antonella Sanderson had the opportunity to address the panel on ABC's Q&A on 20 February 2017. See the video here for Antonella's insights and questioning about … [Read more...] about MEDIA RELEASE: Family Law Courts Crisis. Cronulla Family Lawyer Antonella Sanderson confronts the ABC QandA panel over the crisis facing the Family Law system.