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An experienced lawyer is able to give you advice about your specific situation and your entitlements in relation to parenting arrangements for the care of your children, how

So you are one of those lucky people who have received assistance from your parents to purchase your home, whether that be all or only a portion of the funds for the purchase. Your

How should you determine who gets to stay in the house? There are several factors that can be considered if an agreement can’t be reached: The wishes of the children

An Intervention Order (formerly known as a Restraining Order) is a Court order which helps protect you and your family if you are a victim(s) of abuse. A properly worded Intervention Order

If you are one of the many persons facing separation and contemplating relocating with your children, here are some tips to help make the process smoother. Start planning the move

When you start Family Law proceedings, you may be required to attend at the court many times before your matter is set down for trial. You may be required to attend for directions

The Federal Circuit Court of Australia has recently introduced in family law disputes the Priority Property Pool Regime which deals with matters valued at under $500,000. The PPP500 

Many Australians assume, after divorce or separation upon break down of a long relationship, the assets of the marriage (or separation) are simply split down the middle

Being separated from a former partner but still living within the same household is not uncommon, especially in times of economic hardship, or in situations where one party to the

A number of recent legislative changes and court decisions have greatly expanded the avenues of compensation that are available to victims of institutionalised childhood sexual

The breakdown of a relationship brings emotional upheaval for everyone involved. Trying to negotiate property settlement and what is going to happen with the kids can be

So someone had successfully convinced the Court to make an Intervention Order (‘IVO’) against you. Whilst the IVO is in place, you are bound to comply with the terms and conditions

A Binding Financial Agreement (BFA) is the Australian term for the type of agreement frequently known as a ‘pre-nup’ or pre-nuptial agreement. Parties who wish to make plans for

Smooth and simple separations are the exception rather than the norm, for fairly straightforward reasons. When the time comes to separate from a spouse or de facto partner,

Who hasn’t sent a text after a couple of drinks and then regretted it? If you are sending texts or emails to your friends and family whilst drunk, apart from getting a laugh or an upset person on

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