Family First?
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Family First?

The case of Perri & Perri decided by the Family Court of Australia in 2014, and currently the subject of appeal has once again thrown the issue of domestic violence into the spotlight. The Perri case relates to parenting orders.  The child in question was described as a “very disturbed young boy”.  The Family Consultant…

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Litigation’s Final Resting Place

This column has regularly spoken of cases involving family disagreements. Such cases are unfortunately rather common. The recent decision of the Supreme Court of NSW, Court of Appeal in Arfaras v Vosnakis however has extended the battleground into the realm of one’s final resting place. First the facts. Mrs Arfaris (the applicant in the appeal…