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July 2018

How to Seek Help When You Are a Victim of Domestic Violence in Australia

By |July 4th, 2018|Domestic Violence, Family Law|

Although the statistics show that domestic violence in Australia has declined from 2005 to 2016, partner violence towards women remains a major concern. According to Personal Safety Study (PSS), nearly 16% of Australian women report a violent partner. Considering these stats, you or someone you know may experience domestic and [...]

June 2018

Cafe Meets the Law – Our New Welcoming Space

By |June 27th, 2018|Firm News|

Late last year we moved our office from space in Bundall to a new and improved space at Southport Central. This gave us the perfect opportunity to create something new and to break the mold of normal law practice. As someone who has been through my own divorce experience, I [...]

7 Things to Know About ‘Consent Orders’

By |June 26th, 2018|Child Custody, Child Support, Divorce, Family Law, Family Resolution, Legal Advice, Parenting, Property Division, Separation, Visiting Rights|

If you have reached an agreement and you are reading this, Congratulations! That is the hardest part of the process and you have done it! You might be eager to settle your property division and implement your parenting arrangements quickly, but it really important that you enter into Consent Orders [...]

May 2018

April 2018

What You Need to Know About Shared Parenting

By |April 15th, 2018|Child Custody, Child Support, Family Law, Parenting|

In all child custody cases, unless there is a threat of harm to the children, the courts believe that children benefit from a meaningful relationship with both parents. Shared parenting is not always easy, but with a lot of cooperation, respect and patience it is possible to make it work [...]

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Child Support – How Does It Work?

By |April 5th, 2018|Child Support, Family Law|

Separating from or divorcing a person with whom you share children can be quite daunting from a financial perspective. To assist with the costs involved with raising children, separated parents have a legal obligation to pay child support. What Is Child Support? Child support is a regular, periodic payment made [...]

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March 2018

5 Things to Expect When Splitting From Your Partner

By |March 5th, 2018|Family Law, Separation|

Divorce and separation can be difficult.  We’ve compiled a list of things you might need to consider when splitting from your partner. Expect to feel every emotion, and sometimes all of them in one day. Your emotions can vary from day-to-day, minute-to-minute. But rest assured time is a healer and [...]

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February 2018

How to Tell the Kids You Are Separating

By |February 5th, 2018|Family Law, Family Resolution, Parenting, Separation|

When two people decide to divorce it can be an emotional time, filled with a lot of uncertainty. Whilst the tell-tale signs might have been there for your children to pick up on, it is very important that both parents are united when they break the news to their children. [...]

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