Victoria Blakeley

About Victoria Blakeley

Victoria is passionate about parenting cases and working out creative and child focused solutions. Victoria is interested in collaborative law as a way to solve both parenting and property matters and is always keen to look for out of court settlement options, wherever possible.

Consent Orders

Consent Orders – What are they and why do I need them?

If you and your de facto partner or your spouse have separated (whether recently or years ago), it is important to finalise your financial relationship. If you have reached an agreement between yourselves, your agreement can be documented either in Consent Court Orders filed […]

By | 2017-12-19T14:43:35+00:00 January 19th, 2016|

The Bachelor meets Family Law

Some of us here at Farrar Gesini Dunn, have a guilty pleasure – watching the reality TV show “The Bachelor”.

For those of you not familiar with the reality series, it involves up to 20 women vying to be the last one standing to be selected by the one eligible bachelor. This season, it’s children’s fitness […]

By | 2017-12-19T14:44:03+00:00 September 10th, 2015|

How can we better listen to children when making decisions about their care?

We recently attended a training session entitled ‘Young children have a lot to tell us about themselves.’ This session focused on children and the ways in which they can communicate their views. This is particularly important when it comes to making arrangements for children after a separation. The training session, convened by Averil Foster […]

By | 2017-12-19T14:44:55+00:00 July 28th, 2015|