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February 2015

Family Dispute Resolution

By |February 2nd, 2015|Family Law, Family Resolution|

When children are involved in your separation and divorce you are required to attend compulsory family dispute resolution before accessing the court system. Family dispute resolution is used to negotiate an appropriate parenting plan. If an agreement can’t be reached, or family dispute resolution is inappropriate, a certificate is be [...]

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Going to Court for your Family Law Matter

By |February 2nd, 2015|Family Law, Legal Advice|

When you are faced with family law issues that cannot be resolved with negotiation or mediation alone, your family law matter may need to go before the Federal Magistrates Court of Australia. Going to Court isn’t likely to be your idea of fun unless of course you are a lawyer. [...]

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January 2015

Family Lawyer…. Do I Really Need One?

By |January 27th, 2015|Family Law, Legal Advice|

You may be pondering whether it is worth paying for a lawyer to assist you in your family law matter. Understandably many people are concerned about the cost of instructing a family lawyer on their behalf but the truth is that spending the money on a good family lawyer may [...]

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Pre-nuptial. Do I or don’t I?

By |January 27th, 2015|Family Law, Pre-Nuptial Agreement|

It may not be the most romantic topic as we wave goodbye to Valentine's Day, but let's discuss the merits of prenuptial agreements. Many people dread the phrase or think that is tacky, but the reality is that a prenuptial agreement provides the legal means for married or de-facto couple’s [...]

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What Will It Cost Me to Sort Out My Family Law Matter?

By |January 27th, 2015|Family Law, Fees|

When it comes to family law clients asking me how much their family law matter is going to cost my usual answer is…. How long is a piece of string!! When you need to get a family law solicitor you will most likely be in unknown territory, it is a [...]

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