November 14th 2017
Travelling with children from separated families
As the summer holiday period approaches, many families consider travel. Whether it is overseas or interstate, when travelling with…
September 25th 2017
Formalising Your Property Agreement
Have you reached agreement about property with your former spouse? What now? It is very important to ensure that any…
September 18th 2017
What Documents Should I Take to My First Meeting with My Lawyer?
You don’t necessarily have to take any documents to the first meeting with your lawyer, as the first appointment is…
September 13th 2017
Is Superannuation Always Split During a Property Settlement?
When a marriage or a de facto relationship breaks down and the parties to that relationship start to discuss the…
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…