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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 the kids for Christmas?

Who gets the kids for Christmas?

Family Law and Christmas – a difficult combination With less than 2 months until Christmas, if you haven’t sorted out who is having the kids for Christmas, it’s time to get cracking! There is always a last minute rush to…

Want shared custody?  Avoid these 5 things!

Want shared custody? Avoid these 5 things!

Many family law clients want to be able to have their children in their care for an equal amount of time as the other parent – colloquially ‘shared custody’. However, those same parents often make mistakes that make it difficult…

Up up and away for the holidays?

Up up and away for the holidays?

Do I need a court order to take my children overseas? Bags packed for your big holiday? Kids excited? Got your passports? Travel permission from the kids’ other parent? Hang on – he signed the passport applications so I don’t…