Financial disclosure in family law property settlement matters

When a marriage or de facto relationship breaks down, clients are often concerned about providing their financial disclosure to the other party in relation to family law property settlement matters. This concern usually relates to the idea that the other party …

Co-parenting after Separation

Parents are often unsure or unable to communicate with each other about what time the children will spend with each parent. This is especially true where the separation hasn’t been amicable. Once a parent decides they need to make a plan …

When A One Night Stand Results in Motherhood

What would do you do when you have an unplanned pregnancy?  What are your rights as a mother, and what are the obligations of an unwilling father? If you know who the father is and have advised him of the pregnancy, …

Grandparents’ Rights under the Family Law Act

Grandparents are playing a greater role in many families, often due to the high cost of childcare and increasing rates of divorce.  But what happens when a grandparent is refused time with their grandchild or wishes to assume full care of …

Understanding Binding Financial Agreements & Prenups

What is a Binding Financial Agreement? A Binding Financial Agreement is a legal agreement used by married or de facto couples to determine how their property and financial resources shall be divided in the event of a separation or divorce. Binding …

Tips to Help Your Friend Through Separation & Divorce

Do you have a friend or family member going through a separation?  If yes, often this time can be a highly emotional and tumultuous stage in a person’s life, not only for the 2 parties dissolving their relationship, but also their …

Separating? Keep it Positive

When a marriage doesn’t work out it can be devastating.  But once the hurt subsides there can be positive ways couples can work through a separation. This blog provides tips on how couples can separate in a positive way. A Positive …

Separated? 5 Steps to Applying for a Divorce Certificate

For the majority of separated couples, applying for a Divorce Certificate is the final step in having their marriage formally recognised as dissolved. To apply for a Divorce Certificate, you must be able to show you have been separated in excess …

Legal Tips for Same-Sex Couples

The issue of marriage equality is a hot topic in today’s media. Irrespective of your own personal beliefs on this issue, it is important that people are aware of how to protect their legal interests, as well as the sanctity of …

Divorce: When and How Can I Get Divorced?

When can I apply for a divorce? Divorce is the official ending of a marriage. Broadly speaking, in Australia, you can apply for a divorce when there has been an ‘irretrievable breakdown’ of the marriage. Irretrievable breakdown is demonstrated by the …

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