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Pamela Cominos, Lawyer

Pamela Cominos, Lawyer




Pamela holds a Masters of Arts degree together with a Bachelor of Laws Degree from University of New South Wales, she is the Principal of Cominos Lawyers a boutique legal practice located in Parramatta and the CBD of Sydney. Cominos Lawyers is a practice that takes instructions in all children’s matters, property matters, divorce, de facto relationships and Conveyancing transactions. Cominos Lawyers offer all clients superior value in terms of legal services and costs.

Pamela is passionate about being a lawyer and is successful in assisting her clients in matters that involve complex parenting and property issues. Pamela is a skilled advocate and will represent you at Court with confidence and care. She is a pragmatic and compassionate solicitor who gives her undivided attention to your matter.

Pamela is committed to her family law practice and in particular women in domestic violence. She is on the legal aid Family Law Panel and is a referral solicitor for a number of Women's Refuges in NSW. She is a member of the NSW law society and a member of the Family Law Section of the Law Council of Australia.

Articles written by Pamela Cominos for SingleMum.com.au

School A or School B - what happens when you and your ex
10 Tips to Help You Get Through Your Divorce
Can you have a meaningful relationship with a relocated child?
Divorce Parenting Arrangements for 0-4 year olds
How to successfully negotiate your family law matters
Relocating with a child? No such thing!
Adding Back Assets in Family Law Property Matters
Parenting Orders –What can you do if one party breaches the Order?
Because Family Violence Matters
Binding Financial Agreements – To Sign or Not to Sign?







What does it mean to be a single mum?Of course, the

kids

are the most important thing in a single mum's life. Kids are the focus and always have been. But along with the children, there are other matters that can confuse a single mum's life.

Centrelink

plays a big part of a single mother's life, mainly because this is where a large percentage of single mums get their finances from. Centrelink are the source from where the

single mother pension

, or as it is otherwise known, the single parent payment comes from. The single mother pension is a subsistence amount, but just the same, it is money to live on, and so it is important, no matter if it is called single parent payment, single mother pension or whatever Centrelink welfare classes it at the time

Often, single mums come out of a

divorce

or defacto relationship only to find that their troubles have just begun, and find that their first step leads them towards Family Law - it's time to engage a lawyer.
There are more than just Centrelink finance problems to worry about, as mentioned before, but also

child custody

issues. Child custody is something that hits right at the heart of

single mums

. If a single mother's ex husband or ex partner has been a domestic violence perpetrator, the mum may be greatly worried about child custody. They worry that their kids won't be safe with their spouse, who has already proven to be abusive because they caused

domestic violence

, which resulted in a divorce or separation.

Even so,

Family Court

will often still order a form of child custody named

Shared Parenting

. Shared Parenting is a form of child custody division of time or parental responsibility between the parents. Mother's often look for a good divorce lawyer to try to avoid share parenting with an abusive ex-spouse after divorce, however in many cases Shared Parenting is still the outcome after the divorce, no matter how good the divorce lawyers have been. They will often settle for visitation at a contact centre or access centre where fathers or mothers are supervised during child custody access.

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