Increase in Court Fees

On 1 July 2015, NFL posted about the Senate voting on 25 June 2015 to disallow the proposed amendments to the Family Law Regulations which would have increased fees payable to the courts in family law matters significantly. See this post here. Unfortunately, despite the Senate voting against the pro...

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Breastfeeding and Risk to a Child

In a case that made media headlines recently, a mother was initially restrained from breastfeeding her child due to the perceived risk of transmitting a disease to the child following the mother obtaining a tattoo. The mother appealed the decision and the Full Court of the Family Court of Australia,...

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Significant Step for Marriage Equality

26 June 2015 will be marked in future history books as the moment same-sex marriage was declared legal across the United States. It was an historic triumph for the American gay rights movement when the Supreme Court made its ruling granting marriage rights to all citizens of the United States. Jus...

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NFL presence in Cambodia

  One of our lawyers, Linda Rayment, is currently representing Nicholes Family Lawyers in Phnom Penh, Cambodia to support and assist the Hon Alastair Nicholson on behalf of Children’s Rights International (CRI). The Hon Alastair Nicholson is the Chairman of CRI and our managing partner, ...

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