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Collaborative Divorce and Separation (Mediation)

Collaborative Divorce and Separation (Mediation)

Divorce can be painful, but it does not have to be emotionally or financially negative. In collaborative practice, separating couples work together with their respective collaborative lawyers including counsellors to help resolve most family law issues.  ...

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Famous and Interesting Family Law Cases – Part 2

Famous and Interesting Family Law Cases – Part 2

In our last article, we talked about the Family Law Act 1975 (Cth)  being the main law governing family law matters and provided some information on a case about wasting matrimonial assets and a case about the value of the matrimonial home. New family law cases arise...

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Famous and Interesting Family Law Cases

Famous and Interesting Family Law Cases

The Family Law Act 1975 (Cth) is the main law on matters involving divorce, property settlement after marriage breakdown or de facto relationship breakdown, spouse maintenance for a party to a marriage, de facto partner maintenance for a party to a de facto...

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Principles of the Family Court of Australia

Principles of the Family Court of Australia

Family matters such as separation or divorce can be difficult to deal with especially when there is dispute regarding the division of property or care of children. Obtaining proper advice and understanding the principles of the Family Court of Australia can help to...

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Child Support Payments

Child Support Payments

The Child Support (Assessment) Act 1989 (Cth) imposes a duty on parents to maintain child support payments. Child support is also known as child maintenance and is an ongoing payment made by one parent, guardian, or carer to another to aid in caring for and supporting...

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Separation Under One Roof

Separation Under One Roof

Separation happens when you and your partner stop living together in a domestic or marriage-like relationship. Separation can occur when one person in the relationship decides to separate and communicates that decision to the other person. The other person does not...

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2020 Migration Changes

2020 Migration Changes

When it comes to migration in Australia, one thing that is certain is that there is always a change on the horizon. So, what are the current migration laws and options?   New Regional Visas with PR Pathways The Australian government announced 2 new regional...

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Should I Hold a Property in a Trust?

Should I Hold a Property in a Trust?

The ownership structure you choose when buying a property can have significant implications for your tax bill and your overall financial situation. Trusts are becoming an increasingly popular ownership structure for property investors because of the tax benefits,...

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