Don’t assume kids are cool with divorce … it can hurt like hell, for decades

Caroline Overington - The Australian

Author and sketch writer James Jeffrey with his father Ian Picture: James Jeffrey Who remembers all those kids whose parents got divorced in the late 1970s or early 80s? Remember how resilient they were going to be? How divorce wasn’t ideal, but the kids would be OK because surely it was better for them to […]

Family Court: Slow, expensive wheels of justice in the Family Court

Nicola Berkovic - The Australian

Slow, expensive wheels of justice in the Family Court Family Court appeal judges earn $449,840 a year but sit on hearings only 20 weeks a year, and usually preside over three appeals a week. Nicola Berkovic Nicola Berkovic Legal Affairs Correspondent Sydney @NicBerko Family Court appeal judges earn $449,840 a year but sit on hearings […]