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 [...]

Financial Disclosure in Family Law

By |2019-02-15T08:11:38+10:00February 15th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Parties involved in a Family Law matter have a duty to disclose to the court and to the other side certain financial information which is relevant to an issue in their case, which is in their possession or which they have authority or ability to contain. This is called the “duty of disclosure” as set [...]

Parenting Arrangements Post Separation

By |2018-10-29T14:12:06+10:00September 1st, 2017|Uncategorized|

As a matter of principle, we encourage our clients to reach an agreement, if possible, about their parenting arrangements post separation, without the need to resort to the Family Law Courts. One advantage in reaching an agreement is that the legal fees will be significantly reduced, and in our experience, the parties are more likely to [...]