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    Unsafe at Home

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    When being at home may not be the safest place … As Australia and the world are working tirelessly towards…

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    Role and Responsibility of the Independent Children’s Lawyer

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    How to deal with Children and Separation An Independent Children’s Lawyer has been appointed. What does this mean? An Independent…

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    My partner and I have separated – Will I be able to stay in our home?

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    Family Court Application Process Following the breakdown of a relationship it is common that both spouses may continue to reside…

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    What is Parental Alienation?

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    What is Parental Alienation? Parental Alienation is unique to families who have separated or who are having a parenting dispute.…

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    Declaration of Nullity and Divorce

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    “Is a Declaration of Nullity the Same as a Divorce?” After married couples have been separated for a period of…

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    Binding Financial Agreements and How to Set them Aside

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    Have you entered into a Binding Financial Agreement (BFA) that is outdated or is unfair? In certain circumstances, the laws…

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    Expert Opinions and Reports in Financial Matters

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    When there is a dispute about the value of an asset in your property pool, it may be prudent, if…

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    How to Legally End Marriage

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    Annulment of Marriage If you have separated and wish to legally end your marriage in Australia, you need to apply…

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    Role and Responsibility of the Independent Children’s Lawyer

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    How to deal with Children and Separation An Independent Children’s Lawyer has been appointed. What does this mean? An Independent…

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    What is Arbitration in Family Law?

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    Arbitration in Family Law Matters in Australia It is trite to say that the Family Court system is overburdened with…

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    Gifts Or Loans From Parents – Do They Have An Interest In The Property?

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    Advancement of Monies Have you assisted with the purchase of a home for your child(ren) who have now separated or…

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    Financial Abuse

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    When it comes to domestic and family violence verbal and physical abuse usually come to mind. However a further widespread…

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    Declaration of Nullity and Divorce

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    “Is a Declaration of Nullity the Same as a Divorce?” After married couples have been separated for a period of…

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    Fast-Tracking Family Law Matters

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    In the News: Fast-Tracked Family Law Matters “Women’s Economic Security Package to assist women exposed to family violence and streamline…

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    Property Settlement Time Limits

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    Separation can be a very stressful and emotional time, and parties may avoid or prolong finalising a property settlement with…

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    Should we Mediate our Family Dispute?

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    Mediation is a quick, economical and effective means of resolving family law disputes regarding property and/or custody. Should we mediate?…

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    Three Common Questions About Family Law

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    Getting a Divorce in Australia How do I get a divorce? Australia operates under a ‘no fault’ divorce regime. This…

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