When is a sperm donor considered the legal father? High Court decides. Masson v Parsons [HCA] 21 The Facts In 2006 Mr Masson, donated his semen to a friend and a baby was born as result of artificial insemination. At the time of the donation Mr Masson’s intention was that he would be involved in […]
Senior Associate Solicitor
Linsey is an Associate Solicitor. She joined Roberts Legal in April 2018 having practiced almost exclusively in the area of Family Law for the previous 5 years. She is a Senior member of our Family Law team and also has experience in Estate Planning.
Linsey is passionate about Family Law and is the Secretary of the Hunter Valley Family Law Practitioners Association.
Linsey understands the unique challenges faced by individuals engaged in the Family Law process and aims to build a strong working relationship with her clients. Wherever possible she assists her clients to negotiate favourable settlements and avoid the delays, costs and stress of Court proceedings.
Linsey is also a confident advocate, and appears regularly in the Federal Circuit Court and Family Court of Australia.
Linsey graduated from the University of Newcastle with both a Bachelor of Psychological Science and Bachelor of Laws and was admitted as a solicitor to the Supreme Court of NSW in February 2012. Linsey completed her Master of Laws (majoring in Family Law) through the College of Law in 2018.
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Articles by Linsey
Borrowing from the Bank of ‘Mum & Dad’: Lessons for Baby Boomers providing early inheritances or other financial assistance and the impact of the Family Law Act for Estate Planning: Loans vs Gifts.
The statistic isn’t a new one. Baby Boomers make up 25% of the nation’s population and yet control approximately 50% of private wealth. We are constantly being told that this generation continues to increase their wealth to the detriment of their children and grandchildren; however, this can place baby boomers in a unique position where […]
When you make the decision to separate from your partner, the last thing that you want to have to worry about is money. Unfortunately for many individuals the time surrounding separation can cause significant financial stress, particularly when one party to the relationship has traditionally taken on the role of parent and homemaker whilst the […]
As Family Lawyers, it’s not uncommon for us to meet with clients who earn a lot less than their former partner. Often one party has sacrificed their career in order to raise a family and as a result their capacity to earn a higher income has been limited. The Family Law Act recognises that this […]