February 2021

Three Important Topics To Think About When Going Through Divorce and Separation

By |February 26th, 2021|Divorce, Family Law|

1. Gathering basic information You are going to need to know details about your relationship’s financial set-up as well as other basic information such as dates regarding the relationship, where documents are kept, and whose name is on what assets, household bills, and other liabilities. This can be overwhelming, [...]

Primary and Secondary Considerations For The Best Interests Of Children

By |February 12th, 2021|Child Support, Family Law, Family Resolution|

When determining what is in the children’s best interests, the court has to consider a number of primary considerations. The section of the Family Law Act where you can find this is 60B. This is a breakdown of what this section essentially seeks to guarantee to all children: that children [...]

Different Methods Of Negotiating In Family Law – Podcast Episode 8

By |February 12th, 2021|Podcast|

 Most Family Law matters don't go to court! So what else happens? In the podcast Caralee breaks down...1. Kitchen Table Negotiations;2. Retaining a Lawyer to help negotiate;3. Attending Mediation; and4. Filing an application with the Federal Circuit Court...Listen up as Caralee steps you through what each method means and when do start thinking [...]

January 2021

Who Stays In The Family Home After Separation? – Podcast Episode 6

By |January 28th, 2021|Podcast|

 Around the time of separation, it can be really difficult to know who stays and who goes. It is important to know your rights and obligations at this difficult and uncertain time. Everyone’s circumstances are different and it is important that you are both as practical as possible, however often emotions [...]

Lighthouse Project – a safer pathway for families experiencing family violence

By |January 25th, 2021|Divorce, Domestic Violence, Family Law, Family Resolution|

The Family Court and Federal Circuit Court of Australia have embarked on a new pathway to assist families who have experienced family violence and other safety risks to navigate the family law system. The Lighthouse Project is now live in selected registries of these Courts. We are fortunate that Brisbane [...]