The tips provided below are in relation solely to parenting matters at the early stages of separation. As your matter progresses the steps you take will change according to your circumstances at the time.
Below are 10 tips which could assist you to advance your case in an orderly manner and in turn save you time:
Separation can be a difficult and stressful time for everyone involved. When you separate, you and your former partner may need to make arrangements about the future care of your children. This can be a challenging and emotional task. During this period you are less likely to be at your best. However it is during this time that you need to rely on your good judgement. What you do at this early stage of separation could set the scene for the years to come.
“I wish to thank you for all your efforts on our behalf. Simply thanking you doesn’t cover the difference your help has made, not only to our lives, but importantly to the long term prospects for [name of child removed].
The work you have put in and, I believe, the emotion you invested, goes way beyond the solicitor-client contract. We are enormously grateful.”
[Name of grandparents in Brisbane removed, 19 June 2020]
This case involved both family law and domestic violence.
“Dear Duc and the staff at Freeman Lawyers
Your dedication to clients and the hard work you’ve done for me almost daily has not gone unnoticed and will never be forgotten.
This went on for me for a long time and thank you for all the hours and work you put in to win this for me and [name of child removed].
I always had complete faith you would deliver me the best outcome.”
[Mother/Wife in Brisbane, June 2020]