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Alan Weiss

20th December, 2019

Alan Weiss developed aussiedivorce.com.au after he experienced himself how devastating divorce proceedings can be. I witnessed firsthand my own future security, and that of my familys, being destroyed by acrimonious and costly divorce litigation. I created aussiedivorce.com.au to help people avoid an experience like this and lose thousands of dollars. Instead the aussiedivorce.com.au system will assist them in getting on with their lives.

December is a holiday season for most families to spend time together.

However, in separated couples, it may not be the same. Issues such as where children would spend their Christmas would usually become a fervent point of conflict between separated couples.

In dealing with family matters concerning the visitation rights of a child, separated couples are highly encouraged to reach a private agreement as to where their child would spend Christmas. Filing for orders should only be regarded as a last resort when all efforts to reach an agreement have been exhausted. The purpose is to minimize a large number of cases filed before the court every Christmas and provide speedy disposition of other family law cases.

When the distance is an impending factor for parents to reach for an agreement, parents can agree that each year the child spends Christmas with just one parent in an alternating manner. When the distance is not a problem, it is common for the parents to split Christmas Eve and Christmas morning between them so the child can share the Christmas excitement with both parents.

However, in separated couples, it may not be the same. Issues such as where children would spend their Christmas would usually become a fervent point of conflict between separated couples.

In dealing with family matters concerning the visitation rights of a child, separated couples are highly encouraged to reach a private agreement as to where their child would spend Christmas. Filing for orders should only be regarded as a last resort when all efforts to reach an agreement have been exhausted. The purpose is to minimize a large number of cases filed before the court every Christmas and provide speedy disposition of other family law cases.

When the distance is an impending factor for parents to reach for an agreement, parents can agree that each year the child spends Christmas with just one parent in an alternating manner. When the distance is not a problem, it is common for the parents to split Christmas Eve and Christmas morning between them so the child can share the Christmas excitement with both parents.

However, in an event where it is impossible for couples to reach a private agreement because of an impending conflict or because of existing family violence, the court will render a decision upholding the principle that it is in the best interest of the child. The court will also give paramount consideration to the protection of the child from violence or abuse, in relation to the equal share responsibility of both parents.

At some point, issues involving the visitation rights of a child can give rise to an abduction. It is not uncommon for some parents who are desperate to win the care of the child during Christmas to abduct their child for the purpose of spending time together. Although it is understandable for every parent to desire for longer moments with their child, abduction is not a remedy.

When it is necessary to apply for an order, parents are encouraged to file it not later than December to avoid becoming part of the Family Court Christmas rush. With Christmas just around the corner, it is recommended that you settle your kids’ visitation beforehand.

ery impossible for couples to reach a private agreement because of an impending conflict or because of existing family violence, the court will render a decision upholding the principle that it is in the best interest of the child. The court will also give paramount consideration to the protection of the child from violence or abuse, in relation to the equal share responsibility of both parents.

At some point, issues involving the visitation rights of a child can give rise to an abduction. It is not uncommon for some parents who are desperate to win the care of the child during Christmas to abduct their child for the purpose of spending time together. Although it is understandable for every parent to desire for longer moments with their child, abduction is not a remedy.

When it is necessary to apply for an order, parents are encouraged to file it not later than December to avoid becoming part of the Family Court Christmas rush. With Christmas just around the corner, it is recommended that you settle your kids’ visitation beforehand.

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