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LIJ October 2006

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Cover Story

Sharing the care: The new parental responsibility and child support regimes
New shared parenting requirements oblige practitioners to consider their advice to clients applying for orders relating to children.

By Sally Nicholes

Cover Story

Feature Articles

Family Law

Clarifying the role of the independent children’s lawyer
The Shared Parental Responsibility Act gives children’s lawyers a clearer role in family law proceedings.

By Peter Lynch

Costs

Interstate appearances will costs follow the event?
A Supreme Court of Queensland decision highlights potential negative costs for interstate practitioners appearing in courts in which they are not admitted.

By David Topp

Litigation

Men no longer in tight financial situations
The High Court has recognised a legitimate role for litigation funders, but further regulation of their activities is likely.

By Jamie Richardson and Michael O’Brien

Sex Offences

Sex offenders in a risk society
The commendable intention to protect children from risk must be weighed against loss of personal freedom when imposing extended supervision orders under the Serious Sex Offenders Monitoring Act.

By Richard Edney

 



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Editorial committee

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