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January 2020

Equal Shared Parental Responsibility on Care Arrangements

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

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 to apply a rebuttable presumption that it is in the child’s best interest for the parents of the child to have equal shared parental responsibility [...]

December 2019

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

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

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 communication open and respectful, you may be able to finalise the matters arising out of separation amicably and with only a little assistance from a [...]

November 2019

FOUR-STEP PROCESS OVERVIEW

By |November 22nd, 2019|Property Division|

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, property adjustment is required between parties following separation is referred to as a four-step process. Put simply, the four-step process provides for an analysis of [...]

September 2019

How To Stop Your Ex Excluding You From Seeing Your Children

By |September 21st, 2019|Child Custody, Family, Family Law, Family Resolution, Legal Advice, Parenting, Visiting Rights|

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 instance, the first step towards resolving your issue should be through mediation to avoid the costs and time delays often incurred through Court proceedings. Mediation [...]

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

By |September 11th, 2019|Child Support, Divorce, Family Law, Family Resolution, Legal Advice, Parenting, Property Division|

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 so you can move forward with your life sooner with clarity and certainty. Settling Your Family Law Matter There are various ways you can settle [...]

July 2019