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“How to” of Property Settlement

23 August 2019

UPCOMING WEBINAR FOR ACCOUNTANTS There are many misconceptions about how divorce property settlements are determined. Is it 50% / 50%? Are pre-existing assets included? What if one spouse has a significantly higher income? What about the inclusion of a family trust? In this 'Back to Basics' presentation all these questions and more will be [...]

Divorce Applications

6 August 2019

When can a divorce application be made? The Family Law Act is based on a no fault principle. The only requirement for a court to grant a divorce order is an irretrievable breakdown of the marriage, this can only be evidenced by the parties having lived separately, and apart for at least 12 months. [...]

How do I get my child returned from overseas?

24 June 2019

It can be very stressful for a parent when the other parent takes a child overseas and doesn't return. It is important to be aware in these situations that the government has a facility available that can help. What is that? The Australian Central Authority provides the lawful procedure for seeking the return of [...]

One of the Top Three Family Lawyers

24 June 2019

Counsellors Webinar – Counsellors, Courts and Confidentiality

12 June 2019

UPCOMING WEBINAR FOR COUNSELLORS Client confidentiality is a crucial part of practising as a relationship counsellor and yet it is widely misunderstood. With the increasing role of mediation and other forms of dispute resolution, the provisions of the Family Law Act have come under increasing scrutiny. How do you best keep notes? What to [...]

“The questions you never thought to ask before getting a divorce” – Amy Honan’s interview for channel Nine Honey

22 May 2019

Channel Nine (Nine Honey) has approached Amy Honan, one of our Directors, to share "the questions you never thought to ask before getting a divorce". Channel Nine Honey states that according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) most recent study, 49, 032 divorces were granted in 2017. Before you walk away from your [...]

Counsellors Webinar – Back to basics: Parenting and The Family Law Act

15 May 2019

The correct legal status of a relationship is important, it has serious consequences. For a de facto it can determine if someone has a financial entitlement or if they don’t. On the 10th anniversary of the introduction of the law for de facto [...]

Accountants Webinar – Back to basics: am I de facto?

10 May 2019

The correct legal status of a relationship is important, it has serious consequences. For a de facto it can determine if someone has a financial entitlement or if they don’t. On the 10th anniversary of the introduction of the law for de facto [...]

The Best Lawyer award goes to… Michael Lynch

12 April 2019

Counsellors Webinar- Understanding Step-Parent Issues

3 April 2019

Family law can be challenging at the best of times. And as more blended families or step-family forms emerge, some new challenges arise.So, what happens for step-parents? When together, the issue of adoption might arise, for example. Separation can [...]