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How do private child support agreements work for separated parents?

By |2020-10-16T13:18:24+10:00October 1st, 2020|Uncategorized|

Separation is seldom an easy process and working through the best outcome for everyone is important, especially when children are part of the picture. One of the many challenges couples face when deciding to split is the ongoing support of their kids. Most parents rightly make this their priority, however sometimes the circumstances can be [...]

Your essential checklist when getting a divorce

By |2020-10-16T13:06:52+10:00September 23rd, 2020|Uncategorized|

Ending a marriage is a very difficult time for couples, so having a clear plan and understanding of what’s involved will reduce stress and result in the best outcome for you and your family. It’s perfectly normal to feel overwhelmed by the number of steps involved, from finance to custody, property to income, and having [...]

Does an Apprehended Domestic Violence Order (ADVO) prevent me from seeing my children?

By |2020-10-16T13:25:06+10:00September 10th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Where domestic violence occurs within a family, the absolute priority is ensuring the safety and wellbeing of the other partner and their children. One option is to have an Apprehended Domestic Violence Order (ADVO) taken out against the abusing partner. In most cases, if you have been issued an ADVO, you will still be allowed [...]

Stamp Duty Exemptions in Family Law Property Settlements

By |2020-08-26T21:56:25+10:00August 26th, 2020|Uncategorized|

One of the most common questions we receive as family lawyers is whether it is necessary for parties to a marriage or de facto relationship to formalise their property settlement when they have reached an agreement about who will retain the property.  The answer is yes! If there is a property that is required to [...]