It’s not just ‘parents’ who can have parenting orders made: the Court can make orders on the application of either or both the child’s parents, the child, a grandparent of the child, or any other person concerned with the care, welfare or development of the child (section 69C, Family Law Act 1975 (Cth)).
Under Australian law, children’s views (if expressed) have to be taken into account in determining what arrangements are being made for children.
When international family and relationship breakdowns occur, it can rapidly create a complex situation, especially when it involves children and assets across different countries and legal systems. O’Sullivan Davies have the knowledge, experience and international contacts to advise and represent you if this happens.
O’Sullivan Davies is one of Australia’s leading legal firms specialising in Family Law. Our practice was established in the year 2000 to create a culture that fully supports clients with the very best Family Law guidance and resolution processes, as well as robust legal representation. We help our clients resolve matters meaningfully and as quickly as circumstances allow.