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NEW LAWS RELATING TO FAMILY VIOLENCE AND CHILD ABUSE

08 7111 0375 Request A Cost Estimate NEW LAWS RELATING TO FAMILY VIOLENCE AND CHILD ABUSE Are you affected by Family Violence? On 7th June 2012 changes came into effect in how matters dealing with allegations of child abuse or family violence are now dealt with by the Courts. Family Violence is defined as: violent,…

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PRE-NUPTIAL AGREEMENTS: HIGH COURT TO HEAR LANDMARK CASE

08 7111 0375 Request A Cost Estimate PRE-NUPTIAL AGREEMENTS: HIGH COURT TO HEAR LANDMARK CASE – By Michelle Crichton – When a 67-year-old millionaire wanted to marry the 36 year-old foreign woman he’d met online, it wasn’t surprising that a pre-nuptial agreement was prepared.  Her lawyer told her that the agreement was “no good” but…

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FAMILY LAW: WHERE WILL THE KIDS SPEND THEIR HOLIDAYS?

08 7111 0375 Request A Cost Estimate FAMILY LAW: WHERE WILL THE KIDS SPEND THEIR HOLIDAYS? – By Vanessa Ho – The summer holiday season can be full of joy and delight, especially for kids. But it can also be a time of pain and stress for parents who won’t get to spend enough or…

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TAKING A HIT AFTER THE SPLIT: POST SEPARATION CONTRIBUTIONS

08 7111 0375 Request A Cost Estimate TAKING A HIT AFTER THE SPLIT: POST SEPARATION CONTRIBUTIONS – By Marwa Shabbar – Let’s say you’ve just separated from your partner and then you buy a house. Or you win the lottery. Or you inherit a large estate. Now that you and your partner have gone your separate…

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CAN YOU TAKE THE KIDS OVERSEAS WHEN YOUR EX WON’T CONSENT?

08 7111 0375 Request A Cost Estimate CAN YOU TAKE THE KIDS OVERSEAS WHEN YOUR EX WON’T CONSENT? – By Kaela Dore – Once you’ve separated from your partner, the issue of overseas travel with children can become fraught with difficulties. The Family Court recently looked at this issue and took into account the conduct of…

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NOT LIVING TOGETHER BUT STILL DE FACTOS?

08 7111 0375 Request A Cost Estimate NOT LIVING TOGETHER BUT STILL DE FACTOS? A de facto relationship doesn’t legally end simply because one partner has sexual relations with others or even if they get married to someone else according to a recent Family Court decision. The case has reinforced that anyone thinking of separating…

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THE EFFECT OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE ON DIVISION OF PROPERTY

08 7111 0375 Request A Cost Estimate THE EFFECT OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE ON DIVISION OF PROPERTY The Federal Court has recently considered how domestic violence toward a wife should be taken into account in the division of matrimonial property both in terms of her contributions and also to her likely future employability. The Family Law…

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I WANT TO RELOCATE WITH MY CHILD

08 7111 0375 Request A Cost Estimate I WANT TO RELOCATE WITH MY CHILD What happens after separation if one parent wants to move with their child to live at a location significantly distant from the other parent? Recently the Family Court had to consider the future living arrangements of a child when her mother…

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YOU DON’T HAVE TO BE EMPLOYED TO HAVE CONTRIBUTED.

08 7111 0375 Request A Cost Estimate YOU DON’T HAVE TO BE EMPLOYED TO HAVE CONTRIBUTED. When it comes to defacto separation, just because one partner was not earning an income does not mean they didn’t contribute to the relationship. A recent decision of the Court highlights the importance that is given to non-financial contributions…

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