Category: Family Law

Should I stay or should they go? The battle for sole occupation of the family home

5-August-2019 Family Law By admin

Simone Green, Family Lawyer and Accredited Specialist regularly assists her clients in dealing with this common and often hotly contested issue of who should move out of the jointly owned home. This is especially emotive when children are involved,...

For better or for worse OR until hardship strikes and the pre-nup fails – How to get it right.

12-July-2019 Family Law By admin

Pre-nups are made in the good times, generally to file and forget, with a shared optimism for the future. The danger is, no-one can predict the future with 100% accuracy. Things happen; markets rise and fall, people lose jobs, get sick, have children or...

How to Avoid the Pitfalls of Parental Alienation in Family Law

9-July-2019 Family Law By admin

Rejection of a once loved parent by a child following separation is devastating for both the rejected parent and child alike. In the most extreme cases, where the Family Courts determine the ‘favoured parent’ is responsible directly or indirectly for...

Secret recordings – evidence or criminal offence?

5-July-2019 Family Law By admin

These days, just about everyone has a smart phone and therefore, instant access to record events as they unfold. As tempting as it may be to hit record to gain that evidence that will finally prove that ex-partner behaving badly; think again- you may...

The one question you need to ask before buying property with a partner

13-June-2019 Family Law By admin

One big question that needs to be asked before buying a property with another person is how you’ll be recorded on the title. There are two different types of ownership and both have different effects on your rights and entitlement. The two different...

Why a financial agreement might become void without you knowing

11-June-2019 Family Law By admin

Both married and de facto couples can contract out of going to Court if their relationship breaks down by way of a private legal deed. These Agreements are sometimes referred to as Pre-Nuptial Agreements, Financial Agreements, or Binding Financial...

What is Arbitration?

7-June-2019 Family Law By Ayuni Dewi

Arbitration is an alternative to going to Court if you require the fast resolution of a family law financial dispute which is also legally binding and enforceable. A private arbitrator, (generally a specially trained, solicitor, barrister or retired...

What does a divorce lawyer / family lawyer do?

Family Law By Ayuni Dewi

Family lawyers, commonly referred to as divorce lawyers, assist people in the process of family separation and/or divorce, financial, spouse maintenance, child support and parenting disputes both at Court and out of Court; but being an excellent family...

Everything you need to know about Family Law

Family Law,Pillar Post By admin

Separation is a difficult, emotional and often vulnerable time when obtaining specialist family law advice is the most critical. Knowing your options and next steps are key to avoiding costly mistakes and parting ways as amicably as...

What is Family Law property settlement?

24-May-2019 Family Law By admin

The term ‘property settlement’ in a Family Law context means a financial agreement reached between a separated couple by mutual consent rather than a decision imposed by a Court or an arbitrator. Property settlement can occur at any time which is...