Medical Treatment for Children

Medical Treatment for Children

One big issue that often comes up after parents divorce is what happens when the child requires medical treatment. Should both parents be required to consent to medical treatment? What if the parents fundamentally disagree about what medical intervention should be...
New Choking Campaign Recommended

New Choking Campaign Recommended

A “One punch can kill”-style campaign should be considered for the risks of choking in a domestic violence situation, a Queensland coroner says. Coroner David O’Connell made the recommendations while handing down his findings following an inquest...
Separated Under the Same Roof

Separated Under the Same Roof

Can you be separated and still under the same roof? It is rarely an easy decision, but the concept is not new in family law.  Couples may be separated but still living together for days, weeks, months or even longer, and this is different for everyone. Finding a...
New Ideas To Prevent Domestic Violence

New Ideas To Prevent Domestic Violence

In an Australian first, in 2016 the Salvation Army partnered with a private security company, Protective Group, in a large-scale project to provide safety solutions to family violence victims and to prevent domestic violence. The Safer In The Home project launched in...
Absolute Divorce in the Philippines

Absolute Divorce in the Philippines

The Philippines is the only country, aside from the Vatican, where divorce remains illegal, but that may be about to change, with politicians there pushing for absolute divorce to become legal. Chronic unhappiness and a no-fault divorce have been dropped in the...