Cantrell & North and Anor [2020] FAMCAFC 175

The Full Court of the Family Court dismissed a couple’s appeal against the Supreme Court’s decision to declare an order for the transfer of property to be void. The Full Court dismissed the appeal as the parties ‘wrongfully’ obtained Consent orders in the joint quest...

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 Archives for December 2017 December 19, 2017 BY: NEWNHAMS SOLICITORS Newnhams featured in Doyles Guide Newnhams Solicitors has been recognised as a leading ‘Family & Divorce Law Firm’ in Sydney as well as Australia-wide in 2018. Newnhams...

Same-sex marriage passed into law

You are here: Home Archives for December 2017 December 13, 2017 BY: NEWNHAMS SOLICITORS Same-sex marriage passed into law Between September and November this year, Australian’s were asked whether they thought same-sex marriage should be permitted in Australia. The...