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COVID-19 found to be an exceptional circumstance – Binding Child Support Agreement set aside

by Hannah Gore

Judgment was delivered on 1 July 2020 in Martyn & Martyn [2020] FamCA 526, setting aside a Binding Child Support Agreement entered into by the par...

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Parenting Orders and COVID-19: statement from Chief Justice of the Family Court

by Pigdon Norgate

In light of the coronavirus pandemic, Chief Justice of the Family Court of Australia and Chief Judge of the Federal Circuit Court of Australia, the Ho...

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Pigdon | Norgate hosts Northern Suburbs Family Lawyers’ end of year function

by Pigdon Norgate

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Shared Parenting – Equal Time or Substantial and Significant Time?

by Hannah Gore

Equal time  When you are separating and considering future arrangements for your child or children, it is important to remember that there is no aut...

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What is a Parenting Plan?

by Pigdon Norgate

A parenting plan is a written agreement signed by each parent. A parenting plan can deal with many matters involving your children including: whe...

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Limited Child Support Agreements and Binding Child Support Agreements – What is the difference?

by Alice Schober

Limited Child Support Agreements These agreements must be in writing and signed by both parents . Limited child support agreements are intended to...

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What is the Child Support Formula?

by Pigdon Norgate

Parents have an obligation to pay child support for their children as determined by the formula set out in the Child Support (Assessment) Act 1989 (...

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Surrogacy Across Borders

by Damara Ryder

Surrogacy laws in Australia are governed independently by each State and while there are some similarities between the State laws, unfortunately, ther...

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