After separation both parties continue to have parental responsibility for the decisions relating to the children. Generally, this decision making power relates to long term decisions with each parent retaining autonomy for the day to day decisions whilst the children are in their care. As a general rule, when negotiating, parents will always purport to have regard for the children’s… read more
Can we agree between ourselves? You and your former partner can agree on the future arrangements of your child or children after separation between you and without assistance. Contrary to some misconceptions, you do not have to go to court and most Australians finalise their own arrangements without the intervention of the Court or lawyers.