Family Law Reform in Australia: Experts and Lobby Groups

There are numerous family law experts and family law lobby groups who have been relied upon to provide advise and recommendations to the Australian government on family law reforms…

Everything you need to know about Family Trusts: Part 1

A Family Trust can bring forth great benefits in the forms of tax savings and asset protection. However, much thought needs to go into methods of setting it up and avoiding pitfalls…

Relocation After Divorce – Factors the Courts Consider

Joe Azzi

Online Legal Information Author at Family Law Express
I am a 2nd year student at the University of Sydney studying a combined law degree with mathematics. I am currently balancing my study with tutoring high school children, interning as a solicitor and playing competitive basketball.

Most of all, I am thankful that the flexible discipline of law enables me to be on the frontiers of social, political, economic and international issues where one can play a role in paving the way for a bright future.
Joe Azzi

Relocation is indeed a very important aspect that tends to arise with instances of divorce. It basically refers to the post separation process whereby a parent decides to move (or relocate) from the region in which he/she previously raised their …..

Do Not Resuscitate: Who Decides?

Doctors play an important role in the provision of, or withholding of, resuscitation treatment in nearly all medical situations. However, research suggests, somewhat disturbingly, that doctors are not well versed with the laws surrounding Do Not Resuscitate orders. ..

How do Psychologists view the Legal Definition of Family Violence?

Family violence is defined in the Family Law Act as “violent, threatening or other behaviour by a person that coerces or controls a member of the person’s family, or causes the family member to be fearful”- how does the psychology industry view such definition? ..

How do Psychologists reconcile Shared Parenting & the potential Risks of Family Violence?

There are many cases that showed violence and abuse victims, mostly kids, face greater risks of continued violence and abuse when the 50/50 share care is required. How would the psychology industry go about solving this problem and provide a fair family report? ..

Do Psychologists apply the same Shared Parenting principles to Children of Short-Lived Relationships?

In a context of a short-term relationship between the parents, how should custody of a child be assessed and how should the “best interest of a child” be defined and applied in this specific context? For a child’s well being, isn’t it necessary for a child to be able to build relationship to both his/her parents? ..

Shared Parenting: Who Gets What When It Comes to Family Tax Benefits?

This article details how Family Tax Benefit payments are allocated to each parent when the custody of the children is shared between them…

Vexatious Litigants & Family Law Proceedings in Australia

Family Law Courts experience the largest amount of vexatious litigants which creates emotional stress and trauma to many individuals and families, and thus to prevent these outcomes it is essential for vexatious proceeding orders be established…