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GuIdes and Articles
We have put together a collection of articles and resources to guide you when navigating legal waters. This is your first stop when looking for advice, information or if you just have some questions and curiosities.
Understanding Family Report in Australia A Family Report is a report prepared by a Family Consultant which can be court appointed or privately funded. Family
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
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
The Family Law Act 1975 (Cth) states that the court must have regard for what is in the best interest of the child, which entails
What is Spousal Maintenance? Spousal maintenance is separate from child support and is a payment made to financially support a former partner after divorce or separation.
An order made by the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia is legally enforceable. Parties bound by the order must comply with the order
In some circumstances, a parent who holds concerns about a child’s travel can apply for a child to be listed on the Family Law Watchlist,
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
Separation or divorce with a child always comes with a concern about child support and the struggle to find good lawyers for child support cases.
Any time you’re dealing with family law issues, such as divorce, you’ll need a lawyer, and when it comes to family, you want the best
For many parents, thinking about passing away and leaving their children alone is an overwhelming thought. While appointing a guardian in your Will informs those
Marriage is one of the most significant events in many people’s life. However, not every wedding has a fairy tale ending – many ends in