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What to Expect at Your First Appointment With a Family Lawyer

It is the beginning of a new year and as a general rule at Collective Family Law we receive lots of enquiries from people wanting […]

By |January 14th, 2020|Family Law, Legal Advice|0 Comments

Equal Shared Parental Responsibility on Care Arrangements

In parenting proceedings before, pursuant to the Family Law Act 1975 (Cth) (as amended) (“the Act”), the Family Law Courts in Australia Courts are required […]

By |January 2nd, 2020|Child Support, Family Law, Separation|0 Comments

CHECK LIST – BEFORE YOU LEAVE THE FAMILY HOME

If you are the one that is leaving the family home, it is important that you put a few things in place and be as […]

By |December 9th, 2019|Family Law, Family Resolution, Legal Advice, Separation|0 Comments

12 TIPS TO NEGOTIATE AN AMICABLE OUTCOME WITH YOUR EX-PARTNER

You have separated and now you might be wondering what to do next. Not every separation needs to be dramatic and if both parties keep […]

By |December 2nd, 2019|Divorce, Family Law, Family Resolution|0 Comments

Clarity Around Legal Issues

Where Do You Stand Legally?

It is really important that you have clarity around your legal issues, knowledge is power. When you understand your rights and obligations, […]

By |November 26th, 2019|Family Law, Legal Advice|0 Comments

WHAT PROPERTY CAN BE DIVIDED?

If you are going through a separation or divorce, you may be wondering what type of property is included in the property pool for division. Often […]

By |November 25th, 2019|Legal Advice, Property Division|0 Comments

FOUR-STEP PROCESS OVERVIEW

The four step process is outlined in the Family Law Act and is the exercise undertaken by family law Courts in determining what, if any, […]

By |November 22nd, 2019|Property Division|0 Comments

How To Stop Your Ex Excluding You From Seeing Your Children

The answer to this question slightly differs depending on whether you have Court Orders regarding care arrangements for your children or not. However, in any […]

Applying For A Domestic Violence Order

How can a Domestic Violence Order Help Me?
If you or someone you know has suffered from domestic or family violence, a Domestic Violence Order (“DVO”), […]

By |September 14th, 2019|Domestic Violence, Family Law, Family Resolution|0 Comments

How Do I Know When To Fight And When To Settle My Case?

Going to Court for your family law matter can be costly, time-consuming, and stressful. Therefore, it is usually beneficial to settle before commencing Court proceedings […]