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RECENT CASE: Worth & Worth and Anor [2019] FamCAFC 40

In the recent case of Worth & Worth and Anor, the Full Court of the Family Court was asked to consider an appeal against a Trial decision made by Forrest J at first instance. The Father appealed against Orders which provided that the Mother have sole parental responsibility for the couple’s tw...

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Launching Better Together 2020 at Nicholes Family Lawyers

Nicholes Family Lawyers were delighted to host the Equality Project’s launch of Better Together 2020 on 4 June 2019! The Equality Project is an organisation that promotes LGBTIQ+ advocacy, helping the community to speak with a common voice through their national conferences and training academies....

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RECENT CASE: Teke & Cegair [2019] FamCA 114

Often a contested issue for separated parties is whether their child’s surname should be changed following the breakdown of a relationship. The recent case of Teke & Cegair [2019] FamCA 114 considered the issue of changing a child’s name in circumstances where the father had been absent from...

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Lunchtime Fundraising for WIRE’s AMICA Program

Nicholes Family Lawyers is proud to partner with WIRE, an information and referral service which provides Victorian women with free and confidential support, information and referrals. In the lead up to the end of financial year, WIRE is running a grassroots fund-raising campaign for their AMICA pro...

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RECENT CASE: Uhd v McKay [2019] EWHC 1239 (Fam)

There has been much media flurry in recent months around three-year-old Ruby, an Australian girl who went missing after she was taken to the UK, by her mother, where her mother is citizen.  Last week, Ruby’s case came before the Family Division of the High Court in London to determine whether the...

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