Paul Bibby The Family Court of Australia has rejected an attempt by New Zealand authorities to secure the return of two boys who were unlawfully taken to Sydney by their mother after the 2011 Christchurch...
Michaela Whitbourn She has witnessed countless bitter rows between her warring parents, including an incident at her primary school assembly that led to police being called.
Amy McNeilage He paid $539,500 for the shares, against her wishes. By the time of their divorce they were worth $1.85 million, taking the total value of their superannuation fund to $3.4 million.
Harriet Alexander He wakes from nightmares that everyone thinks he is a paedophile, about mothers pulling their children out of his path at the markets, that his son is dead.
Michaela Whitbourn Ask a novelist about unhappy families and the very rich and they will tell you they are a breed apart.
Cosima Marriner Recently separated mothers are more satisfied with their new lives than separated fathers but all parents are overwhelmingly positive about the health and wellbeing of their children after the split.
Louise Hall The Family Court has taken the unusual step of issuing a public alert for a 15-year-old boy allegedly taken by his father against court orders.
Louise Hall A wealthy Sydney businessman forced to give his ex-wife, a former pole dancer, $3.2 million is asking the High Court to overturn a decision to uphold their prenuptial agreement in a case that may...
Amanda Hoh A woman who worked as a pole dancer is set to receive $3.25 million from her ex-husband after the Family Court ruled against his bid to have their pre-nuptial agreement overturned because of her...
Paul Bibby The Family Court has granted two 16-year-olds permission to take gender reassignment hormones that will permanently transform their bodies and put them at high risk of serious health problems,...
Rory Callinan The romantic dinner at a resort on Egypt's north coast seemed a pleasant treat for Melbourne mum Jasmine*.
Natasha Wallace The family law courts are chasing more than $1.4 million in unpaid fees amid criticism that increases introduced by the federal government in January are putting pressure on families.
Harriet Alexander The parents of a top junior alpine athlete asked a court to intervene in the management of his sporting career in the absence of a functional relationship between them.
Rory Callinan A four-year-old Australian girl is in hiding in Egypt with her mother and grandfather after the adults were caught trying to snatch her in a bid to resolve a custody dispute.
Harriet Alexander Allegations of child sexual abuse are being increasingly invented by mothers to stop fathers from seeing their children, says a retiring Family Court judge.
Harriet Alexander As the sun went down on a remote property in NSW, a private investigator peered through the window of a storage shed and spied his target.
Cosima Marriner ESTRANGED parents could go ''shopping'' for the most favourable jurisdiction to resolve their custody disputes if a constitutional challenge to family law in the High Court is successful, experts...
Louis Andrews A High Court bid to allow four Italian school girls at the heart of an international custody row to remain in Australia has failed.
Louis Andrews The High Court has rejected a bid to stop the expatriation of four Sunshine Coast sisters back to Italy, but their fate remains uncertain.
Four sisters at the centre of an international custody dispute have been allowed to remain in Australia pending another legal challenge next month.