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Greater Support for Domestic and Family Violence Survivors in Queensland

Submitted by Jamesnoble on Wed, 12/07/2022 - 23:40

Queensland recently announced that a new pilot allowing the use of police body-worn camera footage in Court for domestic and family violence victim-survivors will be established under the Evidence and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2021.

Essentially, video statements taken by trained police officers will be admissible as a survivor’s evidence-in-chief in criminal proceedings for a domestic violence offence, including breaches of domestic violence orders.

Do You Really Need a Prenuptial Agreement?

Submitted by Jamesnoble on Wed, 12/07/2022 - 00:02

No one enters a marriage thinking it’s going to end in divorce one day, but unfortunately, marriages do break down and people go their separate ways. In fact, statistics show that around 30% of all Australian marriages culminate in divorce. Without going into a committed relationship with a negative mindset or doom and gloom attitude, it’s wise to be prepared in case the romance doesn’t pan out.

Online Divorce Application Options You Might Not Know About

Submitted by Jamesnoble on Mon, 12/05/2022 - 19:38

Online Divorce Application Options
What Happens If My Ex Won’t Sign the Divorce Papers?

Divorce can be a very difficult time in both parties’ lives. But here you can find a better solution for Online Divorce Application. Sometimes after the breakdown of a marriage, one party has difficulty in accepting this fact and may refuse to sign divorce papers.

Other situations might involve a controlling ex-partner or parties who believe they will get back together. For whatever reason, if the other party is refusing to sign divorce papers, you have options.

What is The Parenting Bill?

Submitted by Jamesnoble on Mon, 11/28/2022 - 21:57

A proposed new forum for resolving family law disputes relating to children. The parenting bill proposes to establish a new statutory authority to offer self-litigants (parents who do not have legal representation) an alternative to having their matters heard in the Family or Federal Circuit Courts (The Family Courts).

Criminal Law Sentencing Factors | James Noble Law

Submitted by Jamesnoble on Wed, 11/23/2022 - 21:42

When pleading guilty or being found guilty of an offence, the Judge is required to consider a range of factors when imposing a sentence. There are many different categories of sentences, including fines, community-based orders, probation or a term of imprisonment. When considering what sentence should be imposed, the Judge must have regard to several relevant principles including to: –

How To Be A Responsible Shared Parent of Your Children?

Submitted by Jamesnoble on Mon, 11/21/2022 - 23:40

How To Be A Responsible Shared Parent
Shared parental responsibility: Where the children should live and how much time they should spend with the other parent or other significant adults in their lives are now subject to the Family Law Act. This came into effect in 2006.

The principals in the legislation QLD are summarised as follows:

“The law will take the view that parenting is a responsibility which should be shared and, in most cases, parents will need to consult and agree on the major of issues affecting their children.”

Are you considering separation?

Submitted by Jamesnoble on Fri, 11/18/2022 - 21:07

What to do if you are considering Separation?

A separation in your family. What does it mean for you?

Have you clearly thought it through?

This could be one of the most traumatic experiences a family will face.

Separation can be devastating for everyone involved.

How well you handle a separation will impact how well you and your family cope now and in the future ?

Are the traumas and conflicts that you are now facing so great that they cannot be resolved?


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