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April 2018

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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January 2018

December 2017

How to Prepare for a Prenup Conversation

By |December 5th, 2017|Family Law, Pre-Nuptial Agreement|

You’re talking about spending the rest of your life together and then someone throws up the idea of a prenuptial agreement. If handled incorrectly it can become quite a heated debate. It is becoming more and more common for couples to hash out the financial details should they not get [...]

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November 2017

October 2017

Spousal Maintenance vs Child Support

By |October 15th, 2017|Child Support, Family Law, Family Resolution, Separation|

Post-separation and divorce one of the parties in the relationship may be required to provide periodic financial support to the ex-partner or the child from the relationship. There are two types of support mechanisms: spousal support; and child support and maintenance. SPOUSAL SUPPORT Spousal support or maintenance can be applied [...]

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