When people are considering separation, many will initially ‘go it alone’ with working through the various processes; the things they need to consider when separating, dividing their property, parenting issues, getting a divorce etc. But to get through the process ensuring all your rights and … Read more about Working with a variety of professionals can make the experience of separation easier
Have you read “See What You Made Me Do” by Jess Hill? Whilst COVID-19 is attracting all the headlines at present, the underlying alternative pandemic of increasing domestic violence is a subtitle that we are also reading. Whilst bedtime reading is a matter of choice, there is no doubt that Jess … Read more about Domestic violence – a pandemic of its own
COVID-19 has gifted us with the ability to spend more time with loved ones including our children. For many Australian families, this was a gift; for others, it was an obstacle too great. Whether it be parents working from home or children adjusting to home-schooling, we have all been given a … Read more about Identifying some positive experiences for our children as a result of the pandemic
When a husband and wife separate, it is always a difficult time. Complexity can be added when the primary asset of the relationship is a family farm. The added difficulty of separation where farms are involved (or farming families) is not only splitting the assets of a husband or wife or de facto … Read more about Family Law and Farming Cases
Just how “final” are “final orders” It’s not unusual for someone to look at re-evaluating obligations under Final Orders made by the Family Court in property matters and/or parenting arrangements. The question is, can those Final Orders (including Consent Orders) be changed? Particularly with … Read more about Can I change my Family Court final orders?
As our workplaces continue to adapt due to the restrictions from the COVID-19 pandemic, including more and more people working from home, the use of social media in all parts of everyday social and professional life continues to grow. This leads us to ask if court documents (and for our purposes … Read more about Can I serve my family law documents by social media?
Family Dispute Resolution (colloquially known as “FDR”) is a type of mediation available to parties to attempt to resolve family law disputes without going to court. It is defined at Section 10F of the Family Law Act 1975 (Cth) (“the Act”). Family dispute resolution is a process (other than a … Read more about What is Family Dispute Resolution (FDR)?
It has long been said “it is not separation that affects children, it is conflict”. No matter how amicable your separation (or divorce) may be, the process is still difficult and likely to be stressful. With children, you have the added pressure of ensuring all your actions are in the best interests … Read more about The effects of separation (and divorce) on children