What are Advanced Care Directives?

What are Advanced Care Directives?

Reading Time: < 1 minuteAn advanced care directive empowers your loved ones to make decisions for you in the event you can no longer do so yourself.  Such events may arise if you are:  involved in a serious accident and are unconscious or in a...
Parenting Plans and Orders

Parenting Plans and Orders

Reading Time: 2 minutes If you have recently separated and there are children of your relationship, parenting arrangements must be made for them.  These arrangements must prioritise the needs and best interests of the child.  Arrangements can be made in several...
Practical Steps to Divorce

Practical Steps to Divorce

Reading Time: 2 minutes Going through the process of divorce may be confusing.  Many are unsure of what steps they should be taking and when they should be taking these steps.  There is a common misconception that separation occurs after divorce has been applied...
Applying for Divorce

Applying for Divorce

Reading Time: 2 minutes Divorce is the legal end of a marriage.  Until a divorce order has been made final, parties involved will be considered as being married.  The only requirement to be satisfied in divorce cases is the ‘irretrievable breakdown’ of the marriage. ...
Spouse Maintenance

Spouse Maintenance

Reading Time: 1 minute What is Spouse maintenance? Spouse maintenance is financial support paid by a party to a marriage to their former husband or wife in circumstances where they are unable to adequately support themselves. This is different to child support or...