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Family Law and Divorce

Articles, journals and relevant legislative material in relation to family law.

Relationship Breakdown

Relationship Breakdown Advice

In Breakdown of a Relationship Get Advice as to your Personal Position Before You Proceed If you are in a marriage or de-facto relationship that is now untenable and you feel that enough is enough, please ensure you seek sound legal advice as soon as possible, ideally before ‘making the break’ , but in any event to ensure you are empowered with as much information...

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Divorce Defacto

It’s Not About the Divorce

Many people still hold traditional concepts about getting a divorce, but today it is no longer based on finding fault, or apportioning blame to one party or another. It is simply about the irrevocable breakdown of the relationship. The relationship does not have to be one of a traditional marriage, it can be a long standing defacto relationship where the finances and interdependencies are...

Covid Family Lawyer

Marriages Under the Microscope

MARRIAGES UNDER THE COVID-19 MICROSCOPE: When and where to get help. The effects on families of the lockdowns due to Covid-19 can be many and varied as we all grapple with the pressures of a life that may well have changed forever. Some will find a new closeness to family and friends, but others will find themselves in a pressure cooker of high emotions, and...

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Overseas Property Divorce

Three Tips – Divorce with Overseas Property

Three Tips for Divorce when you have Overseas Property Read on to find THREE tips on what to do if you are going through a divorce and you or your partner have property overseas. Tip 1 – Remember: Overseas Assets are a Part of Property Settlements! You and your partner have just decided to separate. Or perhaps your Divorce Order has finally come through. The pain and...

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Assets Distribution in Property Settlement

If Your Partner Has all the Money & Power, How Can You Get a Fair Distribution of Assets in a Property Settlement? Considering property settlement, not all large Family Law matters end as amicably as the divorce settlement of the founders of Amazon, Jeff and Mackenzie Bezos. Many times the dominant partner in a post-divorce/property dispute feels they can over-power their ex-partner into accepting less than...

Family Law Cross Border

Cross Border Family Law Disputes

Family Law Disputes That Stretch Across Borders Can Be Complicated - What Can You Do About It? The multi-national makeup of Australia is creating a need for access to experienced legal advice covering a range of jurisdictions.  Whether it is a dispute over; child custody, enforcement of child support payments cross-border, or resolution of property settlements that include assets in locations other than Australia, we can...

Parents Behaving Badly

Children rely on their parents for food, shelter, emotional support and love.  However, during divorce proceedings, parents often need some support of their own. If you are going through a relationship breakdown, remember that Courts smile upon parents who act in the ‘best interests of the child.’  Of course, this is easier said than done when your former partner is acting increasingly childish about your...

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Property in Family Law Divorce

Property in Family Law Matters

They Can't Just Cut You Off... Are you contemplating leaving your partner, but are apprehensive about the impact on your finances? Fear of a lack of resources is not a good reason to stay in an unhappy relationship!  With some planning and support, you can manage your separation so your standard of living does not plummet. One of the common reasons people tend to delay family...

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