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So appreciated your telephone call today Tess.   I just emailed [the other party] and thanked him for organising – so beneficial for us both.My heart feels lighter already.Gratitude.
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What is masculinity? • It is a social construction rather than something that men and boys are born with. • It is a set of social expectations or standards for how men should think and act,but which many men are often unable to meet or live up to. This can cause depression or anger, and...
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When a parent wants a child vaccinated and the other parent refuses to let your child be vaccinated for Covid-19. In a recent case, one parent wanted to have their 10 year old daughter vaccinated, and the other parent refused to consent to vaccination. They had equal shared parental responsibility and the child spent time...
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“Thanks for the info and telling us to hold our ground. The [redacted] loved your email and attitude! Took a while but we got there.” If you would like to talk to a mediator about your situation, call Tess on 0448 837372 Family Mediation in Lismore and wherever you are.
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Received 27 October 2021 “I wanted to let you know that I have sat down with [my partner] tonight and read through what you prepared for me. First of all, thank you so much for the hard work you have put into my “case” so far. It was heart warming to read the careful consideration...
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Tess from Argyll had a recent fantastic success for a Dad paying Child Support. Dad was concerned that Mum was not declaring extra income she was receiving from her ‘side hustle’. He was paying nearly $2,000 each month in Child Support and he thought it was unfair that the amount he was paying was based...
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Long term results of parental alienation to the alienated child By Sharie Stines, Psy.D. October 7th, 2020 (Source: Dr. Lori Love, Custody Evaluations 101: Allegations and Sensitivities) What are the long-term effects of parental alienation on the child who has been alienated? The results are devastating for the alienated child and can last a lifetime. Not only...
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As part of their Compliance with and Enforcement of Family Law Parenting Orders project, The Australian Institute of Family Studies (AIFS) is conducting a survey of parents and carers who have family law parenting orders made in the past 5 years. AIFS is inviting FLS members to share the survey material with clients who may be...
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New National Contravention List When you have a parenting plan or parenting orders, it’s important to comply. The Family Court of Australia and the Federal Circuit Court have today announced the launch of a new national contravention list. This means that breaches of court orders will be dealt with quicker. Under the new scheme, to...
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