When a relationship breaks down, issues relating to parenting arrangements for children can often become tense and cause anxiety.  There is a range of options for you to navigate these issues, which might look different for many people depending on their circumstances.  For example, a Parenting Plan will suit many parents when going their separate ways.  For some, more extensive measures are required to provide all involved with certainty and a clear path to follow if expectations are not met.

The Family Law Act 1975 (Cth) is the legislation that governs parental responsibility and what factors the Court is to have regard to when deciding what arrangements to put in place for families.  Above all else, the Court’s paramount consideration in parenting matters is the child’s best interests.

Daykin Family Law has extensive experience in helping parents navigate children’s and parenting matters, including child support, and places a high importance on assisting clients reduce conflict and maintain respect in the co-parenting relationship after separation as much as possible.

We have close relationships with psychologists and social workers who act as experts in the Family Law Courts and can you advise you on how best to utilise the skills of these important professionals to help you and your family stay out of the Court system wherever possible.

For more information or to make an appointment for a consultation with Daykin Family Law by phone or at our Fortitude Valley, Brisbane City or Toowong locations, contact us today by email