Mediation in Parenting Matters

Mediation in Parenting Matters

After the breakdown of a relationship, stress levels can be at an all-time high with emotions running wild. When it comes to the care of children, parents understandably can become very stressed about the future care of their children including who they are going to...
Power Of Attorney

Power Of Attorney

A power of attorney is a legal document in which the person making the document (“the Principal”) nominates and gives legal authority to a nominated person (“the Attorney”) to act on their behalf with respect to their financial affairs. A Power of Attorney is just as...
Going to Children’s Court

Going to Children’s Court

The Children’s Court of New South Wales hears children’s care and protection cases.  You will often hear these referred to as “care matters”.  The Children’s Court also deals with criminal law cases with children under the age of 18 however these generally sit in a...
Stages of Court Proceedings

Stages of Court Proceedings

If you find yourself before the Children’s Court in respect to an Application, it is likely that documents have been served on you. There are several stages to Court proceedings and several options available in Court proceedings in the care and protection area. If...