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Turbulent times and property settlements

27 March 2020

We have a pandemic, the sharemarket is in a bear market, the Australian dollar is at an historic low. It’s not great news. If you are going through a property settlement you are probably already alert and concerned about these issues. Here are some practical things to consider. What’s it Worth? Property Settlements essentially [...]

COVID-19: Family Law Legal Tips

27 March 2020

There are many legal aspects to family law: property, parenting, child support, domestic violence and more. At a time like this all of these legal issues can be significantly impacted. To help you navigate them, here are some simple practical tips: 1. Courts: It is possible that the COVID-19 pandemic will at some stage cause [...]

COVID-19: What are the courts doing?

27 March 2020

Change is the norm at the moment and the courts are no different. Updates are coming every few days. At the time of this article, here is the latest news from the court. At the moment all courts are still open however with very strict measures and means of communications. The courts must adhere [...]

COVID-19 helpful tips if you are separated

27 March 2020

COVID-19 information is at saturation point. If you are separated, it's important you are 'alert – but not alarmed'. Here are some simple and practical tips to help you navigate this time. Separated parents experience both the joys and stressors of parenting. But additional pressures and stresses such as those associated with the COVID-19 [...]

Statement from the Chief Justice of the Family Court of Australia – Parenting Orders

26 March 2020

The Family Court of Australia and the Federal Circuit Court of Australia (the Courts) are acutely aware that the current pandemic is having an enormous impact on families and the Australian community. Parents are naturally deeply concerned about the safety of their children and how the COVID-19 virus will affect their lives.  Part of [...]

Do you need to document a divorce agreement?

9 March 2020

Lots of issues can come up in a divorce but once the hard work of negotiating an agreement is done, the next question should be ‘What needs to be documented?” It is important to be aware of the options available when it comes to – whether? and if so, how? to document children’s arrangements, [...]

Achievement Recognition for Stephanie Brown and Amy Honan

9 March 2020

Congratulations to Steph Brown and Amy Honan for making it to the WLAQ Inspiration list this year. Well done!!! In making the announcement WLAQ say that over the last 40+ years, WLAQ committee have worked with and have been inspired by incredible, unstoppable, generous and achieving women. This year's IWD theme supports the notion [...]

Schools Webinar – Family Law – Implications for School

2 March 2020

Dealing with divorced parents and their children can be tricky. Find out from this webinar what you need to know as a Guidance Officer, Principal or Teacher when it comes to dealing with your students and parents with family law issues. Presented by Family Lawyer Susan Miranda. Susan is an experienced Family Law professional and [...]

Why see a Family Lawyer?

2 March 2020

Why see a family lawyer? You’ve separated or you’re thinking of separating. You’re in a difficult situation, it’s foreign to you, and it’s stressful to you. You need guidance and support you can rely on. What you’re feeling is normal and it is this assistance and support that we provide to people just like [...]

Relocation to outskirts of city

2 March 2020

Typically, when we hear of relocation matters it involves one parent proposing to relocate the residence of the child interstate or overseas but relocation matters also arise where one parent may wish to relocate a child's residence within the same city or outskirts of a city. The Full Court of the Family Court recently [...]