Overworked and Understaffed? Delays in the Family Court

The Chief Justice of the Family Court Diana Bryant AO has said what many people who have been in contact with family law say: the system is under resourced. There is a legal maxim that states ‘Justice delayed is justice...[Read more..]

Child Welfare: Who has responsibility?

Throughout the family law process, especially as seen in the media, there can be a focus on the monetary aspects of a separation: Who gets the house? Who gets the car? How are the assets split? While there is of course a...[Read more..]

Doyles Guide 2017 features partners Glenn Thompson & John Chapple

Newnhams Solicitors are very proud to announce that our partners Glenn R Thompson and John F Chapple have again been featured in Doyles Guide ‘Leading Family Law & Divorce Lawyers’ in 2017. Glenn has been named as a...[Read more..]

Newnhams Solicitors listed as ‘Leading Family Law & Divorce Law Firm’ in 2017 by Doyles Guide

Newnhams Solicitors have been listed as a ‘Leading Family Law & Divorce Law Firm’ in 2017 by Doyles Guide. To read the article click the link below Leading Family & Divorce Law Firms – Sydney, 2017 File Under:...[Read more..]

Doyles Guide features Newnhams Solicitors

Newnhams Solicitors are very proud to announce that our partners Glenn R Thompson and John Chapple have been featured in Doyles Guide ‘The best Family Lawyers Near You”. Glenn has been named as a preeminent lawyer, with...[Read more..]

Chapple v Wilcox (2014) NSWCA 392

Newnhams Solicitors represents The Estate of Ian Francis Sanderson in Chapple v Wilcox (2014) NSWCA 392; a definitive case that confirmed the Court of Appeal’s interpretation of the rights of grandchildren in family...[Read more..]

Property Proceedings

Family Law Expert Glenn Thompson gives his thoughts on a recent Family Law Full Court decision. http://www.smh.com.au/national/husband-loses-1-million-after-family-court-rejects-his-special-skills-20140109-30k5b.html File...[Read more..]