MY FAMILY LAW CASE IS STALLED – HOW DO I GET TO A SETTLEMENT?

January inevitably begins with palpable gusto.   For business owners and entrepreneurs, there are new targets to hit, new products to launch, new markets to tap into.  For professionals, there are new year’s resolutions to advance their careers and improve their personal lives.  For parents, there are goals to achieve for their kids’ education and…

10 WAYS REAL ESTATE AGENTS CAN KEEP A DIVORCE SALE ON TRACK

Real estate agents often become involved at a crisis point in the life of their vendors – when they are going through separation and divorce.   As a family lawyer, I’m used to being in that crossfire, but as a real estate agent, it might feel like you have been pulled into the vortex of…

WHY CAN’T I SAY WHAT I REALLY THINK ABOUT MY SPOUSE IN COURT?

Final hearings in the Family Courts are often called ‘paper trials’ – they proceed on written statements of evidence called Affidavits, which are made (sworn or affirmed by a spouse as being true) and filed in advance of any hearing.   The oral evidence from litigants in family law cases is therefore usually limited to…