Unless you are living under a rock you will no doubt have heard about Coronavirus COVID-19 and will have been affected by it, in one way or another. One group who are feeling the effects are parents, with a number of schools and childcare centres closed, and children being forced to stay home. As a … Continue reading Parenting Orders and Coronavirus COVID-19
Many around the world are currently dealing with the health and financial effects of the Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic. As in many past emergency and life-changing situations, our thoughts start to drill down, deep into our future wellbeing, and that of our loved ones more than ever. I write this blog now to provide some reassurance … Continue reading Wills, Powers Of Attorney, Estate Planning And Coronavirus COVID-19.
I take the health, welfare and safety of my clients and their families very seriously; as seriously as I take that of my own family. At a conference with me there is always hand-sanitiser available, and I encourage clients meeting with me to use it at their leisure. In most instances you do not have … Continue reading Coronavirus – COVID-19
In the event of a divorce or separation, we all experience a wave of emotions, for a range of reasons. For those who have children, often the children are overlooked in terms of their needs, and are seen rather in the ‘needs & wants’ of the parents themselves. Be it what ‘suits’ each party, or … Continue reading Calendar for Parenting
Mediation is a proactive and cost-effective method of resolving sensitive issues related to a marriage breakdown, such as finances, property and of course, child custody. Many families fear that mediation will be a difficult and painful process, particularly if there are communication problems between the parties. However, when done correctly, mediation can create a safe … Continue reading 7 Tips to Make Mediation a Success
In the recent family law case of McCune v Theissen  FCCA 1805, the Court outlined some crucial points about the importance of good communication between separated parents and how a failure to communicate properly could mean shared parenting is not awarded.
Family dispute resolution is a mediation process whereby parties to a family dispute arising from divorce or separation undertake to resolve their issues among themselves, before taking their matter to court. It has a lot of characteristics that you may need to know to understand the process better.
Sadly, a situation all too common on the streets of Victoria in today’s society is being drunk and disorderly. However, the law has often been seen as discriminatory, especially toward indigenous people. In fact, the law itself – in which Victoria is one of the last states set to abolish – was recommended to be … Continue reading Drunk and disorderly offence going from Victorian law
Are you looking for a lawyer to represent you in front of the Bacchus Marsh Magistrates’ Court? Shane McClure has over a decade of experience representing individuals in both criminal and civil matters as well as family and personal safety intervention orders and regularly appears at the Bacchus Marsh Magistrates’ Court. If you are charged … Continue reading Bacchus Marsh Magistrates’ Court
Shane McClure regularly appears before the Werribee Magistrates’ Court. Are you looking for a lawyer to represent you in front of the Werribee Magistrates’ Court? Shane McClure has over a decade of experience representing individuals in both criminal and civil matters as well as family and personal safety intervention orders and regularly appears at the … Continue reading Werribee Magistrates’ Court