We are looking for witnesses who could provide any information on Trevor Halse, who we understand was a volunteer Scout Master in Queensland, South Australia and New South Wales, over the period from 1961 to 2015
The perception of trusts in Family Law may be on the brink of change following the recent ruling in Woodcock & Woodcock . The Court was asked to determine whether a beneficiary’s interest in a discretionary trust could be considered an asset included in the joint asset pool of the parties.
Koffels are seeking witnesses or information regarding Child Sexual Abuse Allegations at Launceston Church Grammar School in the late 60s.
When getting divorced, if your household income is larger than $250,000 a year or your total net worth is over $2.5 million combined? You’ll need someone more specific than a general divorce solicitor.
Even when divorces are amicable, a divorce lawyer should always be used to ensure that the division of assets is fair and legal – especially in Australia, where the law around property division can be complicated.
Usually, to obtain a passport for a child under the age of 18 years, both parents or any other person who has parental responsibility for that child must provide consent by signing the child’s passport application. But what can you do if the kid’s other parent is absent, hard to reach or just being difficult?
When high net-worth couples decide to get a divorce, they often face the challenge of dividing their assets. In some cases, one or both parties may try to hide assets in order to keep them out of the divorce settlement. This can lead to a complicated and time-consuming process, as well as unfair outcomes for the other party.
Contrary to the tone of the ABC 4-Corners piece on the Permanent Stay tactic, Koffels reminds survivors of institutional child sexual abuse that the tactic has only been deployed in a handful of cases, is only applicable in particular circumstances and that we have recently succeeded in resisting one made by the Marist Brothers.