September 5th 2017
Parenting Matters and Mandatory Family Dispute Resolution
The Family Law Act 1975 (the Act) requires that separated parties make a genuine effort to avoid litigation (going to…
August 29th 2017
How to Prepare for Your First Meeting With a Family Lawyer
Going through a separation can be quite an emotional time and although daunting, making an appointment to speak to a…
August 23rd 2017
The Secret to Getting The Best Outcome in Your Family Law Matter
A client once said to me “I got the best outcome in my family law settlement because I got the…
July 30th 2017
What is a binding financial agreement?
A ‘binding financial agreement’, or ‘financial agreement’, is a binding legal agreement concerning financial arrangements should a marriage or de…
July 25th 2017
What is a presumption of paternity and how can parentage be proven or disproven?
It is not uncommon for there to be uncertainty or disagreement of paternity or parentage. This can be important from…
July 24th 2017
Two Common Issues with a Divorce Application and How to Handle Them
Applying for a divorce can be a tedious process that takes several months to complete , especially if you are…
July 20th 2017
What You Need to Know About Splitting Superannuation
The law treats superannuation as a different type of property when separating couples are faced with valuing and splitting their…
July 17th 2017
What Does the Court Look for When Determining Child Arrangements?
Determining the outcome of a child custody case isn’t easy on either parent, but it often helps to know what…
July 13th 2017
Property Settlement for De Facto Couples: What are Your Rights and Entitlements?
It’s important to understand your rights and entitlements as part of a de facto relationship. For almost the last decade,…