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 [...]

Divorce

By |2019-06-28T08:49:11+10:00June 28th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Deciding to end a marriage is an incredibly difficult decision and can cause both parties a considerable amount of emotional stress. Common misconceptions One of the most common misconceptions in family law is that a “Divorce” includes your property settlement and/or parenting arrangements for your children.  The Application for Divorce is in fact entirely separate [...]

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 [...]