Mondaq Australia: Family and Matrimonial
Swaab Attorneys
This article considers some recent family law cases where alcohol was raised as an issue in parenting proceedings.
Kott Gunning
The case demonstrates the type of evidence required to contest a will and the high threshold needed in order to succeed.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
This decision addresses the issue of whether post-mortem sperm retrieval should be permitted for reproductive purposes.
Madgwicks
The Court held that the reference to "my nieces and nephews" in his will is a reference to his wife's nieces and nephews.
Kott Gunning
Article warns that your social media posts can be used as evidence in family law proceedings.
Cooper Grace Ward
The outcome of a recent case (where Cooper Grace Ward acted for the trustee) will have wide implications for SMSFs.
Coleman Greig Lawyers
Be careful of social media and the type of sensitive information that you share about your family law matter.
Kott Gunning
To share parental responsibility for a child, to spend time with that child, both parents need a degree of co-parenting.
Cooper Grace Ward
These 2016 Budget changes have quite significant implications on the effectiveness of a member's existing estate plan.
Stacks Law Firm
Fighting parents should take note: your court files could be accessed by your child in years to come.
Coleman Greig Lawyers
Homelessness for separated victims of domestic violence is a very real issue, so shelter facilities are so important.
Cooper Grace Ward
Deciding whether to stay together or separate is a difficult experience, but there are many support services available.
Kott Gunning
These are important changes relevant to legal practitioners who practice in the area of contested deceased estates.
Carroll & O'Dea
Statutory will provisions give effect to the testamentary intentions of an incapacitated person, as defined by a court.
Coleman Greig Lawyers
This case sheds some light on what can happen if these difficulties are not anticipated at the outset of a marriage.
Kott Gunning
This decision is an illustration of the exercise of a Court's discretion to extend the time limit for making a claim.
Coleman Greig Lawyers
The success of this Family Court 'blitz' saw it rolled out in Sydney, with other target cities now on the horizon.
Swaab Attorneys
Parents can change their names, but to change a child's name, both parents should consent and sign the Registry forms.
Swaab Attorneys
"Significant and substantial time" allows a child time with a parent on weekends, holidays and days during the week.
Coleman Greig Lawyers
Binding financial agreements pursuant to Section 90B are not dead in the water - it is just that badly drafted ones are.
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Surry Partners
Parents should document any funding arrangement of a family property purchase, to avoid the risk of a costly dispute.
Cooper Grace Ward
Estate planning practices could have significant consequences for resource compensation and conduct agreements (CCAs).
HHG Legal Group
Circumstances surrounding the entry into pre-nuptial agreements are considered when assessing their validity.
Stacks Law Firm
Creditor sues for money received by bankrupt from his late mother's superannuation fund.
Carroll & O'Dea
This article focuses on some information provision issues addressed in the new ethical guidelines on the use of ART.
Stacks Law Firm
You might want to help your children or grandchildren now, rather than leaving them your assets later, in your will.
Cooper Grace Ward
If recently separated, the most important but the trickiest of your goals must be: Do not fight in front of the children.
Coleman Greig Lawyers
Be careful of social media and the type of sensitive information that you share about your family law matter.
Cooper Grace Ward
Deciding whether to stay together or separate is a difficult experience, but there are many support services available.
Kott Gunning
These are important changes relevant to legal practitioners who practice in the area of contested deceased estates.
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