Our professional webinar series offers a wealth of information.  All our past webinars are available below for your convenience.

Due to popular demand, we will continue to offer free Family Law Webinars for Accountants and Counsellors in 2018.

We will also be presenting a webinar for schools this year, with an overview of the common issues that the educators face when dealing with divorced parents and their children. Date claimers for all upcoming webinars and registration links below. Don’t miss out!

Register now:

For Schools: Family Law Implications for Schools – Tuesday, 1st May 2018, 2pm

For Counsellors: Understanding Family Law – Wednesday, 16th May 2018, 2pm

For Accountants: Considering Inheritances and Personal Injury Payments in Property Settlements – Wednesday, 23 May 2018, 2pm

Make sure you sign up to our eFlyer, below, for reminder emails and registration links closer to webinar dates.

If any of the upcoming or past webinar topics are of interest to you and your staff, our Solicitors can also come and present to you at your next professional training event. Please feel free to give us a call (07) 3221 4300 to discuss.

Counsellors Webinar – Documenting a Parenting Agreement and Enforcing Arrangements

17 November 2017

This webinar for Counsellors outlines everything you need to know about documenting a parenting agreement and enforcing arrangements. It covers the following: What is a parenting order? A parenting plan? A consent order? School requirements and implications. Police involvement in parenting disagreements. And more.   Press Play to Listen Now OR View Full Presentation with PowerPoint Slides and Recording HERE   [...]

Accountants Webinar – Can a Trust be Included in a Divorce

25 September 2017

It is a myth that assets of a Discretionary Trust will be protected in the event that a Trustee or beneficiary separates from their spouse.  In this presentation for Accountants we cover important questions such as: What is a Discretionary Trust? How does the Court divide property when parties separate – the 4 step process? When will a Trust be [...]

Counsellors Webinar – Practical Tips and Recent Changes in Domestic Violence

8 September 2017

In recent years, domestic violence has gained attention as a huge societal issue, and has received more coverage in the media and from politicians. There have been some major changes to legislation in Qld in 2015 and May 2017.  In this webinar, we talk about: Domestic violence Legislation updates Protection orders Court process And other practical tips for counsellors. Press Play to Listen Now [...]

Accountants Webinar – Helpful Tips To Understanding Financial Support

23 June 2017

Financial support after separation comes in different forms – not only is there child support and spouse maintenance, there is also scope for the financial support for children over 18yrs! Each of these areas are complex and frequently misunderstood and Accountants are often on the front line in getting questions about it. Press Play to Listen Now OR click HERE to [...]

Counsellors Webinar – Considering Children’s Wishes In The Family Court

7 June 2017

How old does a child need to be before their wishes are heard? Answering the most commonly asked question in Family Law: What are some of the common mythologies surrounding children’s wishes? How does children’s wishes fit into the legislative framework? How are children’s wishes captured in the Family Court The role of an ICL and a Family Report in [...]

Counsellors Webinar – Counsellors, Courts and Confidentiality

22 March 2017

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. In recent time we have seen a dramatic increase in the number of court cases in the area. [...]

Accountants Webinar – De facto Breakups and Money

21 March 2017

It’s one of the most misunderstood concepts in Family Law – “What is a de facto relationship?” It is rarely simple and the treatment of property in de facto relationships has also always been a complex area. To address the common questions that accountants are likely to get from clients, we have created a new 1 hour Webinar. “De Facto [...]

Counsellors Webinar – Parenting After Separation and Mediation

25 October 2016

Counsellors are often faced with the challenge of working with people through divorce, and consequently the impact it can have on their children. This webinar will guide you through various situations that your clients may encounter and provide insight and answers into some of the family law challenges.This will help you and your client. This webinar covers such areas as: Parenting [...]

Accountants Webinar – Dangers in Divorce – Property Settlement Traps

18 October 2016

This webinar for Accountants provides practical information to help you and your client. The presentation focusses on some of the frequent traps that come up in divorce property settlements. Covering common issues that arise in property settlements such as: • How is superannuation considered? • Treatment of gifts, loans, lottery wins and inheritances; • How a Court assesses post separation [...]

Accountants Webinar – Divorcing Client – An Accountant’s Survival Guide

22 March 2016

This webinar is designed for accountants to help develop a basic knowledge of the part you play in your client's divorce. Working with clients on an ongoing basis you are often the first port of call for advice when it comes to their finances and divorce; sometimes the answers are not as straight forward as you anticipated. There are specific [...]

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BW, Chapel Hill
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AA, Eatons Hill
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RP, Cleveland
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TS, Flinders
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DT, Ferny Grove
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CM, Morningside
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A.C. Helensvale
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MJ, Manly
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CW, Brookfield
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SS, Hamilton
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A.M. Chambers Flat
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LR, Ascot
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GC, Southport
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LR, Samford
Hi Clare, Thank you for your ongoing conciliatory approach in this matter and as always I appreciate your level headed advice. I certainly feel that I ended up with the right Solicitor.
SC, Nundah.
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SS, Hamilton
Elizabeth is lovely to deal with and provides a balanced view in what are very difficult circumstances
AC, Morningside
Kirstie, thank you for the outstanding legal advice you have provided and professionalism in which you conduct yourself. I am truly thankful that it was you who represented me
MT, Stafford.
Michael is very personable and very good at covering the material and explaining the strategy
JO, Hawthorne
Michael was the most knowledgeable of all lawyers I spoke to when looking for a lawyer. He showed professionalism.
RR, Brighton
Thank you Amelia for being very personable, professional and always providing me with the most appropriate advice in my times of difficulty. The other party’s lawyers were extremely aggressive while Michael Lynch Family Lawyers remained calm and professional.
S.D. Parkinson
Hi Amy, Thank you for all that you have done during this matter. You impressed me with your professionalism from our initial meeting, and you have proven beyond doubt, to have had the skills and knowledge required. You are a credit to the company, and I would highly recommend you to anyone in a similar situation.
RP, Cleveland
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JH, Wellington Point.
Helen, Thank you for helping me throgh this difficult time. You have been caring, compassionate and efficient. Some of my divorcing friends have not been so fortunate. In my mind you are the best family lawyer in Brisbane. If anyone I know needs a good family lawyer, I will tell them to speak to you. Thanks again.
B.T. Clayfield
I was guided through a really difficult time with Elizabeth’s expertise. I am more than happy with the outcome of mediation
JH, Windaroo
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