Grounds for expediting an Appeal

The Full Court of the Family Court of Australia recently heard an application to expedite an appeal in the matter of Nimmo & Bush [2016] FamCAFC 274. In November 2016, the father of a 4 year old child filed a Notice of Appeal against Orders made by Judge Street. The father’s 24 grounds of appe...

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Australian Same-Sex Dancesport Championships 2017

On Saturday 4 February 2016 the team at Nicholes Family Lawyers were honoured to host two tables at the Australian Same-Sex Dancesport Championships held at the St Kilda Town Hall. Guests included Rowena Allen, Victorian Gender and Sexuality Commissioner and presenters from JOY 94.9. The event forms...

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Recovery Orders in Family Law

Where one parent unilaterally relocates after separation where there is no agreement from the other parent that they be permitted to relocate with the children either intrastate or interstate, this may give rise to a recovery order under Part VII of the Family Law Act 1975 (“The Act”). Pursuant ...

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