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Do I have to go to Court if I’ve separated from my partner?

After separation, there are usually two situations that arise...

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What Is Spousal Maintenance

Spousal Maintenance is the financial support paid by a party to a marriage to their former spouse, or de facto partner, in circumstances where they are unable to adequately support themselves.

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Do I need to give all my financial documents to my partner if we are separating?

Do I need to show all my financials during separation?   Under the Family law Rules 2004...

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Family Court and Covid 19

The Federal Circuit Court of Australia and Family Court of Australia have implemented necessary restrictions to protect the public. The Court...

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When can my children decide where to live?

In Australia a child is legally a minor until they reach the age of 18 years. Therefore, there is no specific age when a child can decide where to live until they reach a mature level.

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Am I in a de facto relationship?

A de facto relationship is defined in the Family Law Act 1975 as a couple living together on a genuine domestic basis.

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How do I know which family lawyer is right for me?

Family law is clearly an emotional and personal area of law. It is important to ensure that you feel comfortable and that you trust who you chose to represent you

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How do I get full custody?

Depending on your individual situation, Courts will take into account certain risks factors that will determine a parent’s capacity to care for their child.

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I just want this finished. Why shouldn't I accept my partner's offer?

One common mistake people make it to accept the first offer made to them, in order to save themselves the emotional stress of further negotiation.

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Binding Financial Agreement or Consent Orders?

When formally settling property matters, you have two options; through consent orders or a Binding Financial Agreement (BFA).

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Family Law Appointment Process

The process towards resolving your family law matter after separation can be confusing and uncertain.

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I’m going through a separation. Why do I need a lawyer?

Going through a separation is a long and difficult process and issues surrounding the relationship can be as complex as they are emotionally draining.

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Collaborative Law

Collaborative Law is a mediation process that allows parties to work together to resolve a dispute without going to Court. 

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What Is A Parenting Plan?

A Parenting Plan is a written and signed arrangement between parents that sets out the care arrangements for their children.

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Divorce Q & A

The end of a relationship is never easy and your situation is unique. 

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