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So far Kelly Noble has created 27 blog entries.

Getting a Contravention Application Right

26 February 2019

Navigating international family law issues

12 February 2019

Step parent adoptions in Queensland

1 February 2019

Read all about it?

1 February 2019

Married overseas; can I divorce in Australia?

1 February 2019

Children’s passports – getting one and stopping one issue

8 January 2019

The issuing of passports sometimes comes up when a separated couple are trying to work out parenting arrangements, but more often than not it comes up unexpected and urgently. The challenges can be complicated and situations are rarely the same, so here are some quick tips that might prove helpful. How do I obtain [...]

Siblings to stay together

8 January 2019

From time to time we will speak to someone about arrangements for their children and they will propose that one child live with them and the other child with the other parent. These suggestions are usually made with the best of intentions and a belief that this is the perfect solution. But, what does the [...]

Can I stop my child seeing the other parent?

8 January 2019

There is an expectation that parties to a court order will do as it says. A person infringes an order by acting illegally by breaching the order intentionally, or the person has made no reasonable attempt to comply. The court recently considered a case where a mother had refused to sign paperwork for the children [...]

Why the time with my children needs to be supervised?

11 December 2018

It is not uncommon for a parent’s time with a child to be supervised if there are allegations of abuse and the judge determines the child is at an unacceptable risk of harm.  Supervision allows the relationship to continue but ensures as far as possible that the child is safe.  It is however unusual to [...]

What does child support cover?

4 December 2018

Parents in Australia have a legal obligation to provide financial support for their children, which continues following separation until the child turns 18 (and on occasion, beyond). So, what does this payment actually cover? What does financial support for children cover? Child Support covers expenses for children such as food, housing, clothes, school costs and [...]