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What is the difference between the Federal Circuit Court and the Family Court?

Federal Circuit Court
The Federal Circuit Court is a lower court than the Family Court of Australia, and sits more frequently and the majority of matters […]

By |May 1st, 2019|Court Updates, Family Law, Firm News, Legal Advice|0 Comments

What is the Difference between a Parenting Plan and Consent Orders?

Life after separation is a difficult time for most people, add the extra worry of having to work out how your children are going to […]

My Partner Had An Affair. Does That Mean I Get More From The Property Settlement?

The short answer is no! In Australia, the family courts have a ‘no fault’ jurisdiction when it comes to separation. The court does not consider […]

By |April 9th, 2019|Divorce, Family Law, Family Resolution, Separation|0 Comments

How Long Will The Court Take To Make The Orders After Reaching A Family Law Agreement?

If you and your ex-partner have reached an agreement with respect to your property  and parenting matters, you can retain a lawyer in Brisbane or […]

Steps For Negotiating A Property Settlement

Tips for Negotiating Your Property Settlement:
Make sure you remain calm and respectful when negotiating your property settlement. It will go a long way to being […]

By |April 1st, 2019|Family Law, Property Division|0 Comments

My Partner And I Have Separated. Should I Try To Negotiate With My Ex-Partner About A Property Settlement?

Negotiating with your ex-partner about your property settlement can be a great way to reach an amicable agreement, and to reduce your need to incur […]

By |March 25th, 2019|Family Law, Property Division|0 Comments

I Want To move In With My Partner. Should I Get A Pre-nup?

If you have more assets than your partner, then the simple answer is yes! Under the Family Law Act 1975 (Cth) parties who live as […]

By |March 20th, 2019|Family Law, Pre-Nuptial Agreement, Property Division|Comments Off on I Want To move In With My Partner. Should I Get A Pre-nup?

What If My Ex And I Can Reach Agreement? How Do We Finalise It?

If you are considering leaving your partner we recommend you first try family counselling to see if the relationship can be salvaged.
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By |March 14th, 2019|Family, Family Law, Legal Advice, Property Division|0 Comments

The Story Behind the Collective Family Law Group Branding

When we did our rebranding a couple of years ago, our Director Caralee Fontenele put a lot of thought into shaping the brand of the […]

By |September 27th, 2018|Court Updates|0 Comments

What Can You Do to End Domestic Violence?

Sadly, domestic and family domestic violence is a reality. One woman dies every week in Australia due to domestic domestic (White Ribbon, 2018), which includes […]

By |August 13th, 2018|Domestic Violence, Family, Family Law|0 Comments