Holiday divorce classes for kids

Well it had to happen. Our capitalist society thrives on supply and demand. The Sunday Telegraph reports that a psychologist in Sydney is running relationship classes for kids during the school holidays called The Best of Friends. Over 900 kids ranging from 6 to 16 have undertaken the classes. About 70% of the kids attending… Read More »Custom Single Post Header

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Holiday divorce classes for kids

Well it had to happen. Our capitalist society thrives on supply and demand. The Sunday Telegraph reports that a psychologist in Sydney is running relationship classes for kids during the school holidays called The Best of Friends. Over 900 kids ranging from 6 to 16 have undertaken the classes. About 70% of the kids attending are in families going through some kind of separation or divorce.

Things to Read, Watch & Listen

Forced Marriage

On November 1st 2023, Accredited Family Law Specialist and Page Provan Director Stephen Page presented a paper at the Brisbane Zonta Club about forced marriage. I acknowledge the Jagera and Turrbal peoples, on whose lands we meet today, their elders, past, present and emerging. Ruqia Hidari was aged 21 and living in Victoria, when, according to police,… Read More »Forced Marriage

ACT Government Surrogacy Bill

The ACT Government has today introduced a bill to amend the ACT’s surrogacy laws. The proposed changes are more incremental than fundamental. They include allowing a single person to undertake surrogacy, for the surrogate to be single if needed, a requirement for legal advice and counselling beforehand, a written agreement being required, that traditional surrogacy is… Read More »ACT Government Surrogacy Bill

Planning to resolve: ADR in ART

ADR can help resolve disputes in ART cases. ADR is not limited to mediation and arbitration. Other types of informal dispute resolution can resolve disputes. When assisted reproductive treatment cases go off the rails, they can have the next level of bitterness and volatility. There can be a keen sense of betrayal when things don’t… Read More »Planning to resolve: ADR in ART