Am I Allowed to Move Away?

A common question we receive from our clients, especially in cases involving domestic and family violence, is “Am I allowed to move?” This is a very tricky question to answer. We need to consider that the Court is concerned with what is in the best interests of the...

So, I’m Separated… Now What? The Parenting Edition

Separation can be one of the most stressful and emotional times in a person’s life, particularly when there are children involved. In order to make the separation process a bit easier, we have compiled a list of practical steps to take when you are trying to sort out...

What’s Involved in a Property Settlement?

A Family Law property settlement should be fair to both parties and recognise the contributions made by each party, and also each party’s future needs. The Family Law Courts adopt a four-step approach to determining an appropriate property settlement. These four steps...

Have You Disclosed Everything?

Following the breakdown of a relationship, there is often a lot of mistrust between parties and this is particularly relevant where one party thinks that the other party is trying to hide some of their assets. In a family law property settlement, the most important...

Family Court Is Going Green!

Recent developments in the Court system seem to indicate that the Family Law Courts are finally embracing technology and the use of the internet. In 2016 the Courts changed the way to apply for a Divorce. An Application for Divorce must now be completed and filed...