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Deployment, separation and children: Permission to relocate ‘wherever’

Australia - October 29 2019 While the impact of deployments for members of the Australian Defence Force (ADF) is significant for all families, the impact is even more...

Kathleen Coggins.

What you should know if you are looking to start a family with a donor

Australia - October 21 2019 Many families are turning to assisted reproductive treatments such as artificial insemination and IVF to conceive a child. Where a donor is involved...

Stacey Percival.

Why can’t parents decide who are parents? Could binding donor agreements be the way forward for known donors?

Australia - July 22 2019 The recent High Court of Australia decision of Masson v Parsons & Ors 2019 HCA 21 has generated debate about the meaning of “parent” and...

Stacey Percival.

Can delay be in the best interests of children?

Australia, United Kingdom - July 3 2019 The delays and resourcing problems currently plaguing the Family Law jurisdiction are well documented and the subject of the now completed Australian...

Kathleen Coggins.

Will your donor have parental rights? - an update

Australia - June 19 2019 The case discussed in that article, Masson & Parsons, has had a long journey from that point, being considered firstly by the Full Court of the...