Family Law

Understanding Wills and Probate
Family Law
Understanding Wills and Probate

Understanding Wills and Probate Probate is a legal process in which the Court verifies the authenticity of the deceased’s last Will, ensuring it reflects their final wishes. It grants the executor(s) named in the Will the authority to manage and distribute the deceased’s assets as outlined. The Court also ensures that the executor(s) are alive, […]

Understanding Short Form Reports
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Understanding Short Form Reports

We are so proud of the calibre of business partners we have in our Legally Yours community, and the Team from Forensic Solutions Litigation Support are a shining example of the high quality of services and networks that our members can access when they join Legally Yours. In this video, Karen Finch from Legally Yours […]

Meet Sarah Edmonstone: The Empathetic Lawyer Breaking Barriers in Law
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Meet Sarah Edmonstone: The Empathetic Lawyer Breaking Barriers in Law

Article of the Month written by Mevni de Silva In the world of law, there are often tales of unconventional paths leading to extraordinary careers. Sarah Edmonstone, a shining star at MST Lawyers, is no exception. With a passion for family law and a journey that defies convention, Sarah brings a unique perspective and a […]

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What Happens if I Die Without a Will? Understanding Intestate Estates and Public Trustees

What Happens if I Die Without a Will? Understanding Intestate Estates and Public Trustees To understand intestate estates and public trustees, we must first grasp what happens when someone passes away without leaving a will. When a person dies intestate, meaning without a will, their estate is distributed according to the laws of intestacy, which […]

How Property Settlements Work in Divorce?
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How Property Settlements Work in Divorce?

How Property Settlements Work in Divorce? At Legally Yours our lawyer members understand that divorce brings many challenging processes, one of which is property settlement. Questions like ‘Who will get the house?’ and ‘Who will keep the cars?’ often come up. Property settlement can get nasty. This article aims to explain the intricacies of property […]

How Do I Get Divorced in Australia?
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How Do I Get Divorced in Australia?

How Do I Get Divorced in Australia?  Divorce can be a complex, often daunting process, but with the right guidance, navigating through the required steps can be made simpler.  Here at Legally Yours, we want to help you navigate any legal circumstances with ease. We are a legal marketplace that makes it easy to find […]

How Much Does A Divorce Cost In Australia?
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How Much Does A Divorce Cost In Australia?

How Much Does A Divorce Cost In Australia? Wondering how much divorce costs? Here at Legally Yours, our lawyers know that the financial aspect of divorce is a significant concern for many individuals. Understanding the costs involved can provide a clearer picture and aid in better planning during such a crucial transition.  This article aims […]

Understanding Compulsory Acquisition of your Business Premises
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Understanding Compulsory Acquisition of your Business Premises

We are so proud of the calibre of business partners we have in our Legally Yours community, and the Team from Forensic Solutions Litigation Support are a shining example of the high quality of services and networks that our members can access when they join Legally Yours. In this video, Karen Finch from Legally Yours […]

Assets Divided in a Divorce: How it Works
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Assets Divided in a Divorce: How it Works

How are assets divided in a divorce? Couples who have been in a genuine de facto relationship for at least 2 years, or couples who have been married, can apply to the Family Court or the Federal Circuit Court to have financial matters between them decided following the breakdown of their marriage. Couples who separate […]

Separation and Divorce: 7 Practical Tips When You’re Separating
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Separation and Divorce: 7 Practical Tips When You’re Separating

Separation and Divorce: 7 Practical Tips When You’re Separating Here at Legally Yours, we know that navigating the complex terrain of divorce and separation can be emotionally taxing for anyone, but it’s essential to find effective dispute resolution strategies. There may be available Family Relationship Advice Lines that can be valuable resources specializing in family […]