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February 2020

If We Reach Agreement Amicably, Do I Still Need A Legally Binding Document?

By |February 25th, 2020|Divorce, Legal Advice, Separation|

Most people want their divorce or separation to stay as amicable as possible and they hope to settle their matter without involving lawyers. We completely understand! It is our hope for our clients that they will be able to move on with their life as soon as possible, with the best [...]

Family Violence Is Not Just Against Women

By |February 24th, 2020|Domestic Violence|

A survey of domestic violence data in Australia revealed that 1 in 3 women and 1 in 5 men have experienced at least one incident of violence from a current or former partner since the age of 15. What Is Domestic Violence? Domestic violence occurs between people who are or have been in a close relationship. It can [...]

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Do All Family Law Matters Need to Go to Court?

By |February 15th, 2020|Divorce, Family Law|

DIVORCE CAN BE SCARY The ‘D’ word can be a scary word for some people. It conjures up images of arguments and disputes, broken families and lengthy courtroom battles. But does divorce and an impending settlement need to go to court, or can things be settled in a less dramatic [...]

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How To Budget Post-Separation

By |February 5th, 2020|Family Law, Fees, Parenting|

Divorce or separation can be quite daunting, particularly from a financial perspective.  When two people commence a relationship or marry, they often merge their assets and income.  When they separate, it can put a strain on the parties financially as they each move on to be supporting households on their own. [...]

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Can a Child Decide Which Parent to Live With?

By |February 4th, 2020|Child Custody, Family Law, Family Resolution, Parenting, Visiting Rights|

During divorce proceedings where children are involved, the Family Law Act prescribes that the child or children have the opportunity to have a meaningful relationship with both parents. This can have a different meaning for different families, depending on a range of circumstances. Even in circumstances where separated parents might [...]

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January 2020

Child Abduction

By |January 28th, 2020|Child Abduction, Family Law, Parenting|

Child Abduction Australia Children being abducted by the parent or a family member is more common in Australia than you may think. Generally, this could happen when the parent or a family member is not satisfied with the current parenting arrangements and decide to leave the area or the [...]

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