DeLuca v Farnham [2019] FamCAFC 100

The Full Court found that the primary judge had erred in preventing overseas travel without considering the matter of Line v Line (1997) FLC 92-729 (“Line v Line”). The primary judge ruled that neither party be allowed to travel outside Australia without either...

Sagilde v Magee [2018] FamCAFC 143

Procedural fairness matter A principle embedded in universal legal practice is a litigant’s right to procedural fairness in court proceedings. This includes the right of a litigant to: Know the case advanced against that party’s interest; Have the reasonable...

Masson v Parsons [2019] HCA 21

Kiefel CJ, Bell, Gageler, Keane, Nettle and Gordon JJ Edelman J (dissenting) The appellant was a friend of the first respondent however, at no time were they in a relationship. In 2006, the appellant provided his semen to the first respondent with the intention that...

Newnhams featured in Doyles Guide

You are here: Home Newnhams December 19, 2017 BY: NEWNHAMS SOLICITORS Newnhams Solicitors has been recognised as a leading ‘Family & Divorce Law Firm’ in Sydney as well as Australia-wide in 2018. Newnhams partners Glenn Thompson and John Chapple have also been...

Same-sex marriage passed into law

You are here: Home Policy December 13, 2017 BY: NEWNHAMS SOLICITORS Between September and November this year, Australian’s were asked whether they thought same-sex marriage should be permitted in Australia. The overwhelming result of this postal survey was that the...

Two sides of the same story

You are here: Home Family Court December 11, 2017 BY: NEWNHAMS SOLICITORS Family law is one of the most contentious and heated areas the law has to deal with, particularly when there are children involved. There is not always a single issue that family lawyers and...