August 2017

Overcoming Stress Post Divorce and Separation

By |August 15th, 2017|Divorce, Family Law, Family Resolution, Separation|

HEALTHY MIND FOR HEALTHY YOU Separation from a relationship can involve many emotions and stress. You may be experiencing bitterness, a sense of loss, or even failure. However, these mixed feelings are a natural part of the process and also a part of the healing mechanism. Let’s look at some [...]

Comments Off on Overcoming Stress Post Divorce and Separation

Domestic Violence

By |August 5th, 2017|Domestic Violence, Family|

Domestic violence is something that affects both men and women. The biggest hurdle with helping victims, as well as eradicating this problem from our society is many instances of domestic violence that go unreported. This could occur due to various reasons which may include fear, embarrassment or low self-esteem. Domestic [...]

Comments Off on Domestic Violence

June 2017

Child Custody and Relocation Dilemmas

By |June 15th, 2017|Child Custody, Family Law, Parenting|

Relocation by a Parent With Child When families break apart and children are involved, things might reach a point where one parent wants to relocate to another part of Australia or another country despite active parenting arrangements. This becomes possible especially when the parent decides to move on in their [...]

Comments Off on Child Custody and Relocation Dilemmas

May 2017

A Family Law Firm With Compassion

By |May 25th, 2017|Family Law, Legal Advice|

Collective Family Law Group missions are to offer legal service that focuses on clients by providing care, passion, and sympathy to the situation and circumstances. Matters relating to divorce or separation is often combined with stress and mixed emotions. Sensitive and sentimental matters involving family, relationships, children, a home and [...]

Comments Off on A Family Law Firm With Compassion

February 2017

Childhood Alignment & Rejection

By |February 3rd, 2017|Child Custody, Child Support, Family Law, Family Resolution, Parenting|

Childhood alignment and rejection, often broadly referred to in the community as Parental Alienation, is a complex issue that is raised in many Family Law matters. This morning our firm's solicitors attended a workshop presented by Family Law Pathways Network where they were fortunate to hear from David Hugall, Regional [...]

Comments Off on Childhood Alignment & Rejection

November 2015

July 2015

Getting a Divorce

By |July 28th, 2015|Divorce, Family Law|

Divorce is the legal process under Australian Family Law for bringing an end to a marriage. Divorce itself does not deal with parenting arrangements or financial separation. To get a divorce, an application must be made to the Federal Circuit Court of Australia and the Court requires the following.  Evidence [...]

Comments Off on Getting a Divorce

Applications For Divorce

By |July 28th, 2015|Family Law|

As a family law firm on the Gold Coast & Brisbane, we come in to contact with a lot of people going through a divorce. From a legal perspective, there are certain requirements that must be satisfied before a divorce can be finalised, and a family lawyer at Collective Family [...]

Comments Off on Applications For Divorce

Prevent Conflict in the Future – Binding Financial Agreements

By |July 28th, 2015|Family Law, Separation|

A Binding Financial Agreement (‘BFA’) is an agreement between you and your partner regarding financial matters. Some people may recall pre-nuptial agreements, which are now encompassed in a BFA. A BFA can be entered into prior to a de facto relationship or marriage, during a de facto relationship or marriage, [...]

Comments Off on Prevent Conflict in the Future – Binding Financial Agreements

Staying Out of Court in Your Family Law Matter

By |July 28th, 2015|Family Law, Legal Advice|

How We Can Help You With Your Family Law Matter by Staying Out of Court? When families separate there is more often than not a strong desire to avoid going to court. Similarly, many people associate family lawyers with the court process. This doesn’t have to be the case. Negotiation [...]

Comments Off on Staying Out of Court in Your Family Law Matter