Polygamy is illegal in Australia but a polygamous marriage entered into overseas may be recognised in Australia
Generally, the conduct of the parties or the cause of the relationship breakdown is not a relevant factor to the determination of the appropriate division of the property pool. However, in cases involving serious family violence the Court may allocate an abused party a greater percentage of the property pool. This is known as a Kennon Adjustment.
Travelling overseas with your children post-separation can be an topic of dispute between parents. A parent may have a genuine concern about parental abduction, or they may fear for the safety of the children while travelling with the other parent. So what are each parent’s rights to travel overseas with their children, and can you prevent your ex-partner from travelling overseas with the children?