Sex worker parents in the Family Court: sex workers first, parents second?

In parenting matters, the occupation of a parent is not usually a contentious issue. If a party is gainfully employed, able to support the child or children on their wages, and their work can accommodate parenting arrangements, that is usually the end of the story. However, where a parent to the proceedings is employed as a sex worker, their occupation is often made subject to further scrutiny by the Court.
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No jab, no say? Can the Family Court order children to be vaccinated without a parent’s consent?

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused a widening range of family law disputes, such that the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia have established a dedicated court list for dealing with COVID-19 related family law disputes. One of the main disputes is a disagreement in relation to children being vaccinated against COVID-19.
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Is my former spouse entitled to my inheritance?

Clients can be surprised to learn that assets received by way of an inheritance are not automatically immune from a property division and are also included in the pool of assets, in the first instance. However, there are a number of factors the Court can consider when contemplating how assets received by way of an inheritance should be treated, when considering the parties’ respective contributions to the property pool.
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Preparing for Conciliation Conferences, Child Related Proceedings and Case Assessment Conferences

Three videos have been produced by the Family Court of Western Australia to provide parties with the necessary information required to prepare for Conciliation Conferences, Child Related Proceedings and Case Assessment Conferences. The videos outline the purpose of each court event, the parties’ rights and responsibilities, the relevant documents and essential information that will be required, how the conference or hearing will run on the day, and the next steps following each court event.
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