Best Age To Get Married To Reduce Divorce Risk

Best Age To Get Married To Reduce Divorce Risk

What’s the best age for marriage if you want to reduce your divorce risk? Experts from the University of Utah have revealed the best age to get hitched. The study analysed data from 2006-2010 and the 2011-2013 National Survey of Family Growth and found those who...
Estate Planning For Your Family Business

Estate Planning For Your Family Business

Succession planning for your family business may be one of the most challenging experiences facing anyone, especially a business person who has built a family business from scratch, so it is crucial to get right. Good succession planning can be the first step in...
Alan Thicke’s Widow & Sons in Estate Feud

Alan Thicke’s Widow & Sons in Estate Feud

An estate feud has erupted between the widow of Alan Thicke and his sons from a previous marriage. In the first legal battle, Alan Thicke’s widow and third wife, Tanya Thicke scored a victory in court against the co-executors of her late husband’s estate,...
How To Join the Bystander Campaign

How To Join the Bystander Campaign

The Bystander Campaign against domestic violence kicked off recently, and has been supported by the parents of murder victim Allison Baden-Clay. Allison Baden-Clay’s parents say they were gradually cut off from their daughter in the months prior to her murder...
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...
Guardianship And The Rights Of The Individual

Guardianship And The Rights Of The Individual

A recent case brought to the Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal highlights that even where guardianship is granted over an individual, that the individual may still have their rights upheld in how the guardianship is managed. The Guardianship Case of JR JR...
Who Decides To Withdraw End of Life Care?

Who Decides To Withdraw End of Life Care?

Who decides on whether or not to withdraw end of life care? The question arises not only when an older person or terminally ill person is reaching the end of their lives, but even for children suffering from untreatable conditions. Do the parents have the right to...
The Secrets of Harper Lee’s Will

The Secrets of Harper Lee’s Will

A will signed by Harper Lee eight days before her death has been unsealed by an Alabama court, after the New York Times filed a lawsuit arguing that the document should be a matter of public record. The will, written just before death at the age of 89 put most of her...
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...