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January 2020

Family Law Fee Fears

By |January 27th, 2020|Family Law, Fees|

It can be frightening approaching a family law solicitor when you don’t know how much it’s going to cost for an initial appointment, not t mention the ongoing family law matter. It is understandable why some people going through a separation won’t go to a family law solicitor to seek family law [...]

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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 [...]