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FAMILY LAW: “I’M KEEPING THE PETS!”

– By Marwa Shabbar – When a couple separates, the issue of who keeps the pets can be difficult and heart-wrenching. After all, pets are precious. Rover isn’t just a dog. He’s a best friend, constant companion, exercise buddy and even a confidante.  There’s no way to put a dollar value on his worth. So…

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WHEN CAN A CHILD BE RESPONSIBLE FOR A CRIME?

– By Henry James – When can a child be found criminally responsible for a crime? It’s a discussion that crops up every now and again, usually in fairly unpleasant circumstances. Take, for example, the terrible British case in which toddler James Bulger was lured away from a shopping centre by two children aged ten,…

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SUPERANNUATION AND SEVERE FINANCIAL HARDSHIP

– By Andrew Carpenter – Sometimes, when life gives you lemons, it’s difficult to see how you can make lemonade. For example, if you are experiencing severe financial hardship, you can be so flat out trying to put food on the table that you have no idea how you’ll pay the next bill. And if…

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FAMILY LAW: COURSES AND INFORMATION SESSIONS

– By Chloe Goldsworthy  – Family law issues can be really stressful. If you’re separating or divorcing, there are property issues to settle. There are also parenting issues to agree, living arrangements to sort out, and let’s not get started on who gets to keep the pets. Even if you and your ex-partner can agree…