Understanding Cryptocurrency in Family Law

Understanding Cryptocurrency in Family Law The Family Law Act 1975 (Cth) mandates an equitable distribution of marital wealth following the termination of a marriage in Australia. This distribution typically encompasses tangible possessions such as family residences and automobiles, as well as investment assets like superannuation. Nevertheless, the dynamic landscape of the digital world has given rise to a […]

Inheritances and Impacts on Property Settlement

Will my inheritance be included in the property settlement? When you are separating, your assets and liabilities will be divided between the parties, referred to as a property settlement. If an inheritance is received by one of the parties, the way it is dealt with in a property settlement is dependent on the circumstances of […]

100 Points of ID Guide

What Are The 100 Points Of ID? The 100 points of ID system was introduced by the Australian Government to combat identity theft and fraud. The system requires that an individual provide a mix of documents, as either originals or certified copies in order to establish that an individual is who they claim to be. […]

Will my inheritance be included in the property settlement?

When you are separating, your assets and liabilities will be divided between the parties, referred to as a property settlement. If an inheritance is received by one of the parties, the way it is dealt with in a property settlement is dependent on the circumstances of the case. It is a common misconception that inheritances […]

How long does property settlement take in Australia?

What is involved in a property settlement? Unfortunately, there is no simple way to determine how property should be divided, and it depends on the relationship’s circumstances. Our experienced family lawyers are here to help to explain this process and assess your circumstances to help you understand your entitlements for a property settlement. In summary, the […]

Preparing for Family Dispute Resolution (FDR)

What is FDR? Family Dispute Resolution (FDR) is a common type of mediation that helps parties going through separation or divorce to talk about their issues in dispute, consider different alternatives, and try and reach a solution together. It is an affordable, timely and less stressful way for parties to make their own decision about […]

Fathers’ rights when separating

There is a common misconception that when a couple separates or divorces, the court will favour the mother for primary care and parental responsibility for the children. While every case is unique and different depending on the circumstances, the court considers the child’s best interest before determining the parents’ rights. The Legislation and how it […]

Understanding Stages of the Family Court Proceedings

If you are in a family law battle, deciding whether to take the matter to court or not requires careful consideration. Litigating in the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia should only be considered as a last resort. It is beneficial to settle outside of court wherever possible as it can be financially and […]

The Family Lawyer are expanding across the East Coast

The success and popularity of The Family Lawyer see our services now available at our new Queensland Gold Coast law firm. Family Law covers a wide array of legal needs and can be difficult to navigate alone, especially when facing a serious life transition. We know this from experience: professionally in the workplace, and personally […]

Staying connected when you are apart

Unfortunately, not all parents are able to spend time with their children as much as they would like or are able to. Following separation, many things changes and new living arrangements and work commitments can lead to parents feeling isolated from their children. However, these changes do not mean you lose your connection to your […]

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