Category: Family Law

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POSTED: 12 May 2021
Australia has an increasingly globalised population. The 2016 Census states that one-quarter of Australians are born overseas. Many overseas Australians migrated to Australia for love. In some instances, a practice for Australians sponsoring an overseas partner to migrate to Australia, is to ensure that they enter into a prenuptial agreement.
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POSTED: 26 Apr 2021
Should we use Parental Alienation as a term at all?
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POSTED: 22 Mar 2021
Case Guardians are individuals who are appointed to assist those whose capacity to understand the consequences of proceedings comes into question, or where a client is unable to give instructions. Case Guardians step into that persons shoes and do all things to act in their best interests and make decisions...
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POSTED: 08 Feb 2021
When we think of adoption, we automatically think of younger children being adopted by a stepparent, relative or foster parent. What few people are aware of, or think of, is that NSW legislation also provides a mechanism for adults to be adopted.
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POSTED: 16 Nov 2020
In the Family Law world, we can come across situations where a party is behaving inappropriately in parenting proceedings. The other parent often makes a recording during changeover, or during an altercation, and asks – Can we use this in Court?
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POSTED: 12 Oct 2020
In family law disputes, it is not uncommon for one spouse to be less financially secure than the other. Family law litigation can be expensive. A spouse who proceeds to a final hearing will need to fund a barrister, experts, subpoena fees and solicitor fees to run their hearing.
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POSTED: 07 Oct 2020
On 6 October 2020 Scott Morrison released the national budget for the 2020 – 2021, and has made areas concerning Family Law, domestic violence and relationship services a significant area of focus.
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POSTED: 30 Sep 2020
Situations where one parent wants to move to a different city, state or even country with the children and the other parent is opposed to that occurring, are called “relocation cases” in the Family Courts.
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POSTED: 08 Sep 2020
A HECS debt is often the sign of having achieved a great accomplishment, but it hangs over your head for many years after having completed your higher education. HECS debts are often hefty and are frequently raised as a liability when determining parties’ asset pools following a separation or divorce.
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POSTED: 11 Aug 2020
The Family Law Act outlines that parties who are divorced have a one year window to begin proceedings relating to property matters and defacto couples have two years after the date of separation to do so as well..
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