Christmas For Separated Parents – 10 Top Tips

I can almost hear your eyeballs roll – Christmas already?? It is important to ensure that things are in place early for separated parents.  If you don’t have arrangements in place for your kids for Christmas and want the Family Court …

Same-Sex Marriage Vote One Year On

On 15 November 2017 Australia learnt the result of the same-sex marriage postal survey – a resounding YES!  The federal parliament didn’t take much time in passing legislation, which came into effect on 9 December 2017. The first same-sex marriage to …

Mistletoe, Miracles & Merriment

Twelve Days of Christmas Christmas means so many different things to different people, but there are some things that are good for us all to remember coming into the New Year, and it’s also a time to have a little fun! …

Can My Former Partner Get Part of My Inheritance?

Can my former partner get part of my inheritance? Or – will my inheritance be protected if I divorce? The short answer to these questions is maybe! In typical lawyer-fashion, the longer answer is sometimes and maybe! Unfortunately for those involved …

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 …

Talk with us

Please complete your details below and we'll be in touch.

As seen in

Please complete your details below and we'll be in touch.

As seen in