Sydney’s recent lockdown has been a challenging time for people from all walks of life. Many families have experienced financial hardship, the death or illness
Women in all walks of life are susceptible to domestic violence regardless of their financial status or postcode. Domestic violence can be perpetrated in a
Changes to all modern awards, which have introduced provisions relating to family and domestic violence leave, came into effect from 1 August 2018. This change has come about due to the 4 yearly review of modern awards.
Domestic violence (or family violence) is an issue deeply ingrained within many family law matters, and causes certain logistical difficulties over and above the physical and emotional turmoil faced by victims as a consequence of that violence.
Since being handed down on 27 February 2017, in the Full Court of the Family Court, the decision of Britt & Britt has had the potential to significantly impact the way that evidence in property matters, relating to family violence, is treated and therefore, how it’s admitted in evidence.
Penrith LGA is currently one of the hardest-hit areas in the state with regard to reports of domestic violence. Unfortunately, Penrith is not alone in these numbers – with the neighbouring Blacktown area showing the highest number of domestic violence incidents in NSW: with 2083 in the year up until March 2017.