Family Law and Dads – Understanding your Rights

By |2019-01-25T12:31:24+10:00January 25th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Going through a separation is never easy, particularly when there are children involved.  It is not possible for care arrangements to continue as they were when parties were together, and it is often difficult to come to agreement that both parties are happy with, particularly where there has been conflict.  Sadly, it is often the [...]

The Family Court and de facto relationships

By |2019-01-25T12:05:50+10:00January 25th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Over the last decade an increasing number of Australians are living in de facto relationships, while marriage rates have fallen. Reflecting this societal change, the law was changed in 2009 (2002 in Western Australia) so that the same law now applies to separating de facto couples as applies to separating married couples. That is, any [...]