IT’S OKAY NOT TO BE OKAY So you are ready for battle. You have chosen a family lawyer. Letters are beginning to pass back and forth between your, and your partners’, lawyers. You have gathered up a long list of financial documents. Your lawyer has introduced you to a financial planner to begin…
It sounds trite. But feedback received after nearly 15 years as a family lawyer tells me it is true. The best revenge is living well. As family lawyers, our first meeting with our clients often occurs when they are at an emotional low-point. If their spouse has resolved to end their relationship, they may be…
The law is constantly evolving. Especially family law. Not a week goes by that we do not read a decision in which the Court has interpreted existing law in a ‘new’ way, or applied existing concept to fresh situations. That is because family breakdowns themselves are so unique, and wide-ranging.
A growing number of couples are turning to collaborative law to resolve complex family law cases to avoid the cost, stress and emotional toll of protracted courtroom battles. This fresh approach enables couples to resolve the issues arising from separation openly, honestly and fairly, without seeing the inside of a courtroom
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Finding a good family lawyer can be the best investment in your financial future you will ever make.
Tupperware, pets, frequent flyer points, promotional tents and even cushions are some of the many hotly disputed items in property settlements, according to a leading specialist family law firm.
Did you know that before the Family Law Act was introduced in 1975, children were the ‘property’ of the husband?
A leading family law firm is recommending couples think carefully before they sign any legal document that could have significant financial consequences later down the track.