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Jennifer Crumbley convicted of 4 counts of involuntary manslaughter in the USA

What is Involuntary Manslaughter? There are two types of involuntary manslaughter in the USA [can vary as between states]: 1. Unintentional homicide – act(s) committed that amount to criminal negligence. Example 1– an ad hoc supposed health professional providing ‘care’ to someone that was so negligent that caused…

Two Birds, One Stone: Parenting and Property

Our Family Law Solicitor, Caitlin Jones, recently acted for a client, a father of two (2) children aged 11 and 9. Our client initially engaged and instructed our office as the mother had withheld the children from spending time with our client for a period of 2 months…

Michelle Bromfield has been shortlisted for the Women in Law Awards 2023

The Women in Law Awards is the most highly regarded awards program across Australia recognising exceptional women in the Australian legal industry. This prestigious national awards program presents an exceptional opportunity for leading women to showcase their achievements, attract more clients, and propel their careers on top of…

From no time to equal time – a father’s successful parenting mediation

Our Family Law solicitor, Natalie Russell, recently represented our client, a father of a five-year-old child, at a parenting mediation. Our client had initially started court proceedings in December 2022 in circumstances where the mother had not agreed to the child spending any time with him for six…

Manny Conditsis – Expert Defence Lawyer For Child Sexual Assault Matters

Senior Trial Advocate: Manny Conditsis In child sexual assault matters there are no winners. If the allegations are true then it is no doubt devastating and life changing for the complainant, however, if the allegations are not true, the allegations are also devastating for accused persons and their…

Kathleen Folbigg Pardon – Important Questions Answered

Has she been found Not Guilty? No. She has been Pardoned, meaning she has received the benefit of the Royal Prerogative of Mercy The Royal Prerogative of Mercy, relevantly,  is as it sounds, a process that leads to mercy given to a person previously convicted of serious crime.…

Festive Season and Family Law

With the festive season upon us, you may be wondering about the care arrangements available for Christmas Day and the holiday period for your children. There are no hard and fast rules when it comes to children’s care arrangements. That said, whether by agreement (parenting plan or consent…

Social Media and the Impact on Family Law Matters

‘If you don’t have something nice to say, don’t say anything at all’ In today’s society, social media is used, in varying degrees, by most adults. For many people social media is used to update friends and family about major life events and day to day events. Social…

I have received a Court Attendance Notice- what now?

What is a Court Attendance Notice A Court Attendance Notice (CAN) is an official document notifying you and the court that police have charged you with a criminal offence. This document provides important information about your charge, including What crime you have been charged with. A very brief…