All divorce lawyers will tell you that divorces become a lot more complicated when the divorcing couple has one or more children. When the parents of children divorce there are matters such as who the children will live with, what the visitation rights are for the absent parent, and what level of financial support the absent parent will provide.
In many instances, these are agreed upon through negotiation and the children benefit from their divorced parents having a convivial relationship where matters related to the children are discussed and agreed upon amicably rather than turning into a battle of wits and legal arguments in the Family Court.
A matter that often confuses is the children travelling. Whether it be to another state within Australia or another country, there are requirements that both parents must comply with. This is an area of divorce law that many divorcing parents have little knowledge of, and this can lead them to take action, which is at best unhelpful, and at its worst, unlawful. This is why divorce lawyers should always be consulted before divorced parents make any travel plans for children.
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