News & Articles | Family & Relationships Law

Shared Parental Responsibility Changes Loom

7th December 2023

The presumption that it is in a child’s best interests that after a family break-up parents have equal shared responsibility for major decisions affecting their children has been the cornerstone of Family Law in Australia. However, that could be about to change, as the RMB Lawyers Family & Relationships Law Division explains proposed amendments to the Act:

Steps to Lower International Abduction Risk

19th December 2022

Separation can be a time of heightened stress and anxiety for parents, particularly if one parent is a citizen of an overseas jurisdiction and/or the children of the relationship have passports in the other parent’s possession. RMB Lawyers Partner CLAIRE OSBORNE explains what can be done if you believe your children are at risk of being removed unlawfully from Australia.