Child Relocation (that is where one parent wants to change the location of where the children of a relationship or marriage are to live) is often considered one of the most technical and complex areas of family law. Bodekers Family Lawyers & Mediators can assist you in agreeing custody/care arrangements for a relocation or can ... Read more
Perth Family Law – Perth Financial and Property Settlement Following separation, couples usually need to consider property settlement and financial matters. This involves dividing the assets and liabilities of the relationship according to Australian family law. This may require obtaining an order from the Family Court.  This settlement can extend to: 1. family businesses. 2. ... Read more
Perth De facto  Relationships Are you currently in a de facto relationship? De facto relationships have legal implications that you may not be aware of. Family Law in Western Australia makes provision for de facto relationships as well as married couples. You may be in a de facto relationship if you and your partner: Are not ... Read more
Perth Child Support – Parental Responsibilities Parents have a responsibility to financially maintain their children. This responsibility is often referred to as “child support”. Child support applies even if you have never lived with the other parent. This responsibility usually continues until a child reaches the age of 18 years. In some circumstances, support is paid ... Read more
If your child taken without your consent, you may be able to apply for a recovery order. The Family Court of Western Australia may make a recovery order. The order made may require that your child be returned and direct the recovery of your child. The order may prevent a person from removing or taking your child. If your ... Read more
Separation and child custody can be a daunting thought for fathers. It is in your best interest to know what factors go into custody decisions. Parental Responsibility - Rights of fathers Parents have a responsibility to their child until they reach the age of 18. This responsibility may not be affected by changes in either ... Read more