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Click to Call Testimonials Find an Expert IS THERE A RISK OF IMPRISONMENT FOR BREACHING FAMILY COURT ORDERS? – By Jake Woolford – After a man sent $265,000 to a woman in the United States to pay a “debt,” his wife successfully sought Family Court orders preventing him from getting rid of other assets. He…Read More
Click to Call SAME-SEX MARRIAGE LAWS WILL AFFECT FAMILY LAW, WILLS AND MORE – By Vanessa Ho – Same-sex marriage is now legal in Australia. This will mean that marriages between same-sex couples will have the same legal recognition as any other marriage and there may be significant consequences for a range of legal areas,…Read More
Click to Call Testimonials Find an Expert FAMILY LAW: WHAT IF MY EX REFUSES TO HAND OVER MY BELONGINGS? “If she wants it, tell her to take me to court.” These were costly words from a husband who refused to hand over a chandelier to his wife as part of a family law property settlement.…Read More
Click to Call FAMILY LAW: BINDING CHILD SUPPORT AGREEMENTS AND DISCLOSURE – By Michelle Crichton – Can you change a binding child support agreement after you’ve signed on the dotted line? And if you’re seeking a change, are you obliged to disclose all of your financial circumstances? These were the issues in a recent case considered…Read More
Click to Call SEPARATED BUT LIVING TOGETHER: WHAT HAPPENS WHEN I FINALLY MOVE OUT? –By Karin Daehn-Alabi – Sometimes, even though a couple separates or divorces, they continue to live under the same roof. They may be financially better off in doing so, or the arrangement may be in the best interests of their children.…Read More
Click to Call FAMILY SEPARATION AND SHIFT WORK: HOW MUCH TIME CAN I HAVE WITH MY CHILDREN? When there’s a family separation, parenting arrangements can get complicated if one parent is a shift worker. Is it possible to have an equal division of parenting responsibilities if one party is working unusual hours? The Family Court recently…Read More
Click to Call CHILDREN AND FAMILY LAW: WHAT IF YOU DON’T LIKE YOUR EX’S NEW PARTNER? A woman’s new partner had a criminal record for drug offences. When he started living with the woman and her children, their father took legal action because he believed that his ex-wife’s new partner was a threat to his…Read More
SECRET RECORDINGS USED IN FAMILY LAW CASE – By Naomi Hill – Is it legal to secretly record conversations that you’ve had with your ex? This was the issue in a recent case in which a woman tried to use secret recordings to prove that her relationship with her former partner was more than just…Read More
Click to Call FAMILY LAW: WHY DO I HAVE TO DISCLOSE INFORMATION TO MY EX? A woman claimed that she had consented to Family Court orders that weren’t fair because her husband had failed to make full and frank disclosure of his financial situation. The Court then had to work out what to do about…Read More
Click to Call FAMILY LAW: WHAT HAPPENS IF THERE’S RECONCILIATION AFTER DIVORCE? Sometimes, couples can separate or divorce and agree on a final property settlement, only to reconcile at a later date. If they then happen to separate again, this can cause much confusion over how their property pool is to be divided. The Family…Read More
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