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Separation & Divorce – what to expect

When a couple separates, there’s a common belief that divorce is the first step.  Generally speaking, a couple has a lot to get through before getting divorced.   Divorce is in fact usually the final step in the family law process. The result being the legal termination of the marriage, … [Read more...] about Separation & Divorce – what to expect

Christmas tips and tricks to help make lasting memories for you and your children

The Christmas season is upon us and it can be a wonderful celebration of family and friends.  For those in separated and/or blended families it may not be quite the joyous experience you dream of as it may come with the stress and tension of juggling family time with others. To help negotiate some … [Read more...] about Christmas tips and tricks to help make lasting memories for you and your children

When is it safe to leave my children home alone?

Pose this question to anyone and there is bound to be conflicting and polarising views, and it may even spark an emotional debate. Interestingly, the law in Australia is somewhat of a ‘grey area’ as it doesn’t provide much clarity for this important decision all parents have to make regarding their … [Read more...] about When is it safe to leave my children home alone?