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    • Women’s Health
          • Women’s Health

            We know that there is disparity in women’s health care, treatment, and support. We are committed to improving the lives of women and strongly advocating for their wellbeing.  That is why we take a stand and hold medical professionals accountable when medical care falls short of expected standards by delivering the best outcome in medical negligence claims affecting women.

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    • Hospital Negligence
          • Hospital Negligence

            We understand you may feel let down because you have experienced inadequate or negligent care and treatment in a hospital or medical facility. Your wellbeing is most important to us and we are committed to supporting you with compassion and holding medical professionals accountable for breach of duty and negligent care.

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    • Clinical Support
          • Clinical Support

            Experiencing poor or adverse outcomes from allied health treatment can be distressing and life changing. We are here to support you through your claim and it is our aim to hold allied health professionals accountable for their breach of care by delivering the outcome you deserve to your negligence claims.

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            Hello, I’m Jade. I’m here to help you with a quick discovery call that will help us better understand your legal concerns. This way, I can connect you with the lawyer who is best suited to assist you with your situation.

            Your well-being is important to us, and we’re here to support you every step of the way.

            Call me on 02 4050 0330 or email admin@conradcurrylaw.com.au

    • Personal Injury
          • Personal Injury

            If you have been injured because of someone else’s negligence, our specialist team of Personal Injury Lawyers is here to support you with compassion and understanding providing you with the right advice. Our team has substantial experience and expertise in these matters to deliver the outcomes you deserve from your claim.

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    • Work Injury
    • Motor Vehicle Accidents
          • Motor Vehicle Accidents

            We are here to support you and give you the clarity, guidance and the right legal advice if you have been injured in a motor vehicle accident. Our compassionate team of professionals in Personal Injury law have the technical expertise and a wealth of experience to win you the compensation you deserve.

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    • Public Liability
          • Public Liability

            Our specialist team in Personal Injury law is here to support you in accessing proper compensation if you have been injured because of someone else’s negligence. We have cutting edge expertise and experience in public liability claims to deliver the outcome you deserve.

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    • Abuse
          • Institutional Abuse

            We strongly believe that educational institutions must be held accountable when failing to protect children while in their care. If you have experienced institutional physical or sexual abuse, our specialist team in Personal Injury law is here to support you with compassion and offer our technical expertise and experience to deliver the best outcome in your case.

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    • Workers Compensation
          • Workers Compensation

            When you sustain an injury or illness because of work, you may be entitled to  compensation. Our specialist team in Personal Injury Law is here to support you with compassion and understanding with the right advice. We have substantial technical expertise to deliver the best possible outcome from your claim.

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            Hello, I’m Jade. I’m here to help you with a quick discovery call that will help us better understand your legal concerns. This way, I can connect you with the lawyer who is best suited to assist you with your situation.

            Your well-being is important to us, and we’re here to support you every step of the way.

            Call me on 02 4050 0330 or email admin@conradcurrylaw.com.au

    • Wills & Estate Planning
          • Wills and Estates

            When we provide advice on estate planning, we believe  in giving advice on options to mitigate the risks of litigation by potentially unhappy family members and protecting your assets from claims. Our legal team is here to support you and address your concerns regarding your estate planning. We have immense experience in these matters, providing you with advice and representation for your unique situation and delivering the best outcomes for your case.

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    • Powers of Attorney
    • Contest A Will
          • Contest A Will

            We have immense experience and specialised knowledge in family provision and wills disputes Where you have not been properly and adequately provided for under a will or where you suspect that the person making the will may not have had capacity or exercised their own free will, you need a lawyer with extensive experience and expertise. Our team of Lawyers will  provide you with advice and representation for your unique situation and deliver the best outcomes for your case.

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    • Probate & Deceased Estates
    • Enduring Guardian
    • Family Provision
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            Hello, I’m Jade. I’m here to help you with a quick discovery call that will help us better understand your legal concerns. This way, I can connect you with the lawyer who is best suited to assist you with your situation.

            Your well-being is important to us, and we’re here to support you every step of the way.

            Call me on 02 4050 0330 or email admin@conradcurrylaw.com.au

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          • Conrad Curry Can assist you with a variety of services

            Our solicitors are highly experienced in providing you with expert legal advice and will keep you informed every step of the way. It’s good to know that our firm is trusted and effective with a high success rate.

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    • Professional Negligence
          • Professional Negligence

            We rely on professionals in all aspects of our lives to provide us with proper advice on which to make decisions about our financial and legal affairs. When you are let down by poor advice the results can be devastating.  We are here to support you in your claim for compensation with clarity, guidance and the right advice to achieve the outcome you deserve.

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    • Malicious Prosecution
          • Malicious Prosecution

            We believe in standing up for those people who are falsely accused and prosecuted. Our experienced legal team is here to support you with compassion and provide you with clarity, guidance, and the right advice in your claim for compensation.

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    • General Litigation
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            Hello, I’m Jade. I’m here to help you with a quick discovery call that will help us better understand your legal concerns. This way, I can connect you with the lawyer who is best suited to assist you with your situation.

            Your well-being is important to us, and we’re here to support you every step of the way.

            Call me on 02 4050 0330 or email admin@conradcurrylaw.com.au

    • What to Expect
          • What to expect

            We are your law firm for life. You can count on us for the best legal advice and compassionate support. We understand the challenges you are facing and we want you to know that you don’t have to navigate the often daunting process alone. We are here when you need us. Let us help you find your way forward with our empathetic and efficient approach. Contact us. You can call us on (02) 4050 0330 for a free initial no-obligation consultation or book an appointment online for an in-person consultation or an online video appointment.

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Co-Parenting tips so your Children Love Life

Over the last few weeks I’ve been hearing quite a bit about a new show on Stan starring Anna Kendrick, titled ‘Love Life’. A couple of weeks ago I found myself bored at home, with some free time on my hands, so I decided to give Love Life a go and see what kind of co-parenting tips feature on the show.

The first episode starts with a narrative of the life of the main character, Darby Carter (portrayed by Anna Kendrick). It shows Darby as a young child and explains that Darby does not ever remember her parents being married, as they got divorced when she was four years of age.

The narrative goes on to explain that Darby spent her childhood being shuttled back and forth between their new houses and new families and how the “shuttling” made Darby feel like a permanent hotel guest. The story then goes on to explain that the lack of stability Darby had in her childhood led to her fruitlessly making misguided attempts at connecting with people in her adolescence. The viewers see this pattern continue to unfold as the series continues.

Whilst I didn’t love the show as much as other people seemed to have, it did get me thinking about co-parenting, how to do it well, and what to do if you can’t do it well. Co-parenting well is so important because, if the story of Darby Carter is to be believed, poor co-parenting can have long-term detrimental impacts on your children, their development, their attachments and their relationships.

Co-parenting after separation is never without its difficulties, and in some circumstances is completely impossible (these circumstances might be for example, if there has been domestic violence in the parents’ relationship, or if one parent poses a risk of harm to the children). If these circumstances apply to you it is important to seek legal advice as soon as possible after separation, so Orders can be put in place to ensure your safety and your children’s safety.

However, if the above circumstances don’t apply to you, but you are in a situation where you are having to navigate a co-parenting situation, following these simple co-parenting tips may help you:

  1. Never speak badly about the other parent to, or in the hearing or presence of, your children and when you see one another engage in polite, pleasant conversation
  2. Do not discuss any parenting issues or disputes to, or in the hearing or presence of, your children and encourage a positive relationship between the children and other parent
  3. If there is no ongoing conflict between you and your ex-partner attempt changeovers at each other’s houses
  4. If there is ongoing conflict between you and your ex-partner, wherever possible conduct changeovers by the parent spending time with the children collecting them from and returning them to, school or day care and at other times by meeting at a public, well populated place (such as a McDonalds)
  5. Try to be flexible and understanding with slight day to day changes to the parenting arrangements, such as pick and up and drop off times, so that neither of you bicker with the other about the little things
  6. Keep your ex-partner updated with important details like medical appointments, illnesses or injuries and achievements at school and ensure they do likewise for you, and strive to make sure you both attend significant events, such as school award presentations and school concerts
  7. Complete a Parenting After Separation Course, for instance Parents Not Partners  with Interrelate or Parenting After Separation with Relationships Australia
  8. Ensure you have a Parenting Plan or Consent Orders for the parenting arrangements, and unless you both agree otherwise, ensure you both stick to it (ideally this document should be prepared for you by a solicitor);
  9. If a significant issue arises and you are unable to reach an agreement seek legal advice about attending mediation;
  10. Get legal advice about your rights, your children’s rights and the process as soon as possible after separation.

If you are currently having difficulties co-parenting with your ex-partner we can help. Call our office on 4050 0330 today to book an initial, obligation free, consultation or book here. And if you are looking for some inspiration give Love Life Season 1 Episode 10 a watch!

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