Michael Byrnes is quoted in Lawyers Weekly | Lawyers should think twice before appearing on reality TV
While it might seem like a good, fun and maybe even enriching experience to go on the reality TV show journey…
Monique Robb appears in this Lawyers Weekly podcast and discusses how family courts will respond when religious disagreements get in the way of determining parental arrangements.
Family Law legislation dictates that a court’s paramount consideration should be the best interests of a child, and there are numerous factors that a court will take into account in making such determinations. But, in parenting disputes, what happens if the parents cannot agree on the religious upbringing of a child? Can a court determine which parent’s faith should be priotised, and what religion should be seen as offering a better environment, cultural or lifestyle pathway for a child?