David was awarded being QLS Family Law Accredited Specialist

David Madsen was awarded the distinction of QLS Family Law Accredited Specialist in November 2011. Enrolments to this course only come around every two years. This solicitors course is notoriously demanding and only 35% of the family lawyers who applied this intake actually passed. So congratulations David!

If David Madsen is your family Lawyer, you know you are in good hands!

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Changes to the Family Law Act: Implications for Fathers

There will be significant changes to how parenting orders are made when the Family Law Act amendment comes into effect on the 6th of May 2024. Read the article to find out more and how this may affect you.
Two of the more significant changes are how the court determines what is in a Child’s Best Interest and the repeal of the Presumption of Shared Parental Responsibility.

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THE INDEPENDENT CHILDREN’S LAWYER IS TERRIBLE – SO HOW DO I GET THEM REPLACED?

In the recent case of Stanhope v Stanhope (2023), the Family Court of Western Australia faced a critical decision regarding the father’s plea for the removal of the Independent Children’s Lawyer (ICL). Allegations included the ICL’s perceived lack of impartiality, professionalism, and capability to serve the child’s best interests. The court, however, emphasized the ICL’s unique role, outlining that removal should only occur for substantial reasons, such as deliberate misinformation, unethical behavior, bias, incompetence, or a conflict of interest.

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Law Categories

Changes to the Family Law Act: Implications for Fathers

There will be significant changes to how parenting orders are made when the Family Law Act amendment comes into effect on the 6th of May 2024. Read the article to find out more and how this may affect you.
Two of the more significant changes are how the court determines what is in a Child’s Best Interest and the repeal of the Presumption of Shared Parental Responsibility.

Read More →
Case Conferencing
Family Law

Case Conferencing Insights for Successful Advocacy

Learn how details, context, and presentation strategy can complement legal arguments for impactful case conferencing outcomes.

Read More →