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Mediate, collaborate or litigate - resolving your family law matter
The least expensive way to resolve family law matters is to discuss them with your ex-partner and try to reach agreement.
Australia
12 Jul 2019
2
Balancing costs and claims in family provision applications
Where a family provision claim is made on a small or moderate estate, it can be difficult to justify costs of litigation.
Australia
10 Jul 2019
3
Voluntary assisted dying laws commence in Victoria
Victoria has become the first state in Australia to lawfully allow terminally ill people to voluntarily end their lives.
Australia
7 Jul 2019
4
How are pre-relationship assets treated in a property settlement? Are they included or excluded?
The assets of a relationship include all assets, whether they were acquired prior, during or after the relationship.
Australia
6 Jul 2019
5
What happens to children on the death of a residential parent in the context of divorce and separation
There is no automatic right for the surviving parent to have care of children after the death of the residential parent.
Australia
30 Jun 2019
6
Divorce and Separation - What you need to know
This article asks and answers family law questions about divorce and separation in Australia and in New South Wales.
Australia
13 Jun 2019
7
Infor­mal prop­er­ty set­tle­ments: When will the court decline to make prop­er­ty set­tle­ment orders?
Courts would be willing to decline to make prop­er­ty set­tle­ment orders where it is not just and equi­table to do so.
Australia
25 May 2019
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School holiday time for separated parents
The Family Court is will­ing to make orders for equal (or at least increased) time dur­ing a school hol­i­day peri­od.
Australia
25 May 2019
9
The ABC of CGT in your family law property settlement
This arti­cle explains how CGT is usu­al­ly treat­ed by the Court in fam­i­ly law prop­er­ty set­tle­ment proceedings.
Australia
24 May 2019
10
Use it or lose it; a recent case on the law of adverse possession
The case highlights how property can be lost to a claim of adverse possession if it was over-looked in a deceased estate.
Australia
24 May 2019
11
The problem with informal wills
Two cases highlight the dangers of failing to sign a will and then seeking probate of informal testamentary documents.
Australia
16 May 2019
12
A Will with no ben­e­fi­cia­ries? An expen­sive mistake
Consulting a lawyer might seem expensive to some, but a defective Will, however, can prove even more costly.
Australia
13 Apr 2019
13
Super­an­nu­a­tion splitting and rela­tion­ship breakdown
There is no "one size fits all" approach to superannuation splitting which can be applied to all separating couples.
Australia
4 Apr 2019
14
The value of the homemaker: International Womens Day and family law
It is timely to reflect on the contribution of women in society, and how that contribution is valued in Australian law.
Australia
18 Mar 2019
15
Women can own property: Married Persons (Equality of Status) Act 1996 NSW
Married women can acquire property on their own, so women can retain financial autonomy and independence after marriage.
Australia
18 Mar 2019
16
The feminisation of poverty
Women are overrepresented amongst those living in poverty, as they are often unable to participate equally in society.
Australia
18 Mar 2019
17
Murder and inheritance - the $40 bottle of wine story
This article examines the forfeiture rule (no benefits from murder), as applied to inheritance from a deceased estate.
Australia
11 Mar 2019
18
An employment and family law guide to family and domestic violence in the workplace
This article gives employers a practical guide to understanding family and domestic violence issues in the workplace.
Australia
27 Feb 2019
19
Commissioner of Taxation v Tomaras: High Court rules that tax debts can be transferred between spouse parties
Article discusses recent case where the rarely used section 90AE Family Law Act was applied.
Australia
29 Jan 2019
20
We cannot agree about the religion for our child. What will the Court do?
The Court needs to balance between welfare of the child and neutrality as to different religious views and practices
Australia
14 Jan 2019
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