Reform Programs Prevent Domestic Violence

Reform Programs Prevent Domestic Violence

Behaviour change programs have, in recent years, come to play an increasingly important role in efforts to prevent domestic violence, says Professor Andrew Day at the Deakin University’s School of Psychology.  The rationale for intervening with known...
Grandparents Rights in Family Law

Grandparents Rights in Family Law

In the UK, a rising number of grandparents are going to court to win the right to see their grandchildren new figures show, as experts say grandparents rights are often being overlooked. Statistics from the Ministry of Justice show that almost 2,000 applications for...
Are Males Victims of Domestic Violence?

Are Males Victims of Domestic Violence?

While the statistics overwhelmingly show that women are usually the victims of domestic violence, male victims of violence are also speaking up to share their experiences. A battered boyfriend made to suffer at the hands of his “controlling” girlfriend has...
Can You Change Your Child’s Surname?

Can You Change Your Child’s Surname?

If you’ve been through a relationship breakdown and you have children together, you may be thinking about the child’s surname. What if you get remarried and you want them to have a different surname? Changing your child’s surname is a legal issue,...
Why Women Walk Away From The Family Court

Why Women Walk Away From The Family Court

Does the family court unfairly disadvantage women when negotiating divorce settlements and parenting arrangements? Many disadvantaged women simply walk away from their entitlement to a fair division of property when relationships end because of a lack of quick,...