CAN THE PARENT OF A CHILD ABDUCTED TO JAPAN, EVER SEEK THE RETURN OF THEIR CHILD TO AUSTRALIA?

Japan’s acceptance of the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspect of International Child Abduction “The Hague Convention of the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction”, concerns the issue of international parental child abductions. The Convention provides a process in which a parent can retrieve their child who has been abducted or retained in another country …

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DOES AUSTRALIA RECOGNISE YOUR MARITAL STATUS? WHAT ABOUT POLYGAMY?

Recognition of overseas marriages in Australia Australia is an ever evolving multicultural society with many marriages occurring in offshore locations. What happens then, in the event that the relationship does not work out as planned? If you are married overseas, can you get divorced in Australia? In what jurisdictions is the divorce recognised? The simple …

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GETTING A DIVORCE? POST AT YOUR PERIL! – BE WARNED, THE FAMILY COURT IMPOSES SEVERE PENALITES FOR VENTING ON SOCIAL MEDIA

In today’s society everyone is posting their personal lives on social media such as Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and the like, but when it comes to Family Law matters making inappropriate posts can not only come back to haunt you, but can land you in jail!! Many people have taken to using social media as a …

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