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9 Tips for successful parenting after divorce

9 Tips for successful parenting after divorce

A lot of advice abounds about what to do when you are parenting after divorce.  Today’s Guest Blogger, psychologist Dr Rachel Hannam offers her professional perspective about what works  – and what doesn’t – if you want to have successful…

Who gets custody if a parent dies?

Who gets custody if a parent dies?

  • January 25, 2018
  • Jennifer Hetherington
  • 9 Comments

Death is never a subject people like to talk about.  But when it comes to your children, it is something you need to think about.  Who gets custody if a parent dies? Some people believe that what they put in…

Up up and away for the holidays?

Up up and away for the holidays?

Bags packed for your big holiday?    Kids excited? Got your passports?     Travel permission from the kids’ other parent? Do I need permission to take my children overseas? A surprising number of separated parents travelling with their children…

Facebook and Family Law

Facebook and Family Law

Social media in family law is a minefield Earlier this week it was reported that a father, who was unable to locate the mother to serve family law documents, was granted an order to serve her via Facebook Messenger. Use…