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Carroll & O'Dea
We could see an increase in applications for divorce in Australia as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Cooper Grace Ward
Accessing joint funds without the other party's consent is a certain way to cause more strain on a strained relationship.
Kells
What has the COVID-19 pandemic done for the litigants in the midst of property settlement negotiations?
Swaab
This is a list of things to think about before you leave the family home, which may make the separation less stressful.
Kells
Given the drop in share and property values, it may be preferable to delay the resolution of your property settlement.
Cooper Grace Ward
It is best to ensure that family property assets are preserved, rather than to try to recover them after they have gone.
Cooper Grace Ward
Whilst the normal rule is that gifts to a couple are taken to be a contribution by the related spouse only, this case differed.
Mellor Olsson Lawyers
For parties who have separated or are going through a separation, these are six tips for getting through this period.
Coleman Greig Lawyers
A Child Maintenance Trust has tax benefits for both the parent making the payments and the family receiving the payments.
Mellor Olsson Lawyers
A message from the Chief Justice, Family Court of Australia, may assist parents adhere to parenting orders in COVID-19.
Watkins Tapsell
Collaborative Law is a process where parties work together with a lawyer to resolve a dispute without going to court.
Swaab
Divorce and separation can be an incredibly confusing time, so a family lawyer would give you some practical advice.
Mellor Olsson Lawyers
Article addresses common questions regarding parenting rights post separation.
Mellor Olsson Lawyers
Guide on how to revert to your maiden name following a separation, including for both those married in Australia and elsewhere.
Mellor Olsson Lawyers
The ATO and the Family Court have powers to deal with misbehaving income earners. This can affect a property settlement.
Kells
Parents should approach the resolution of any parenting issues collaboratively - "in the best interests of the child".
Coleman Greig Lawyers
Article helps understand the implications of any ADVO and its effect on family law matters.
Swaab
Article offers 5 interesting facts about getting a divorce in Australia.
Cooper Grace Ward
Depending on when an inheritance is received, courts vary about how it is treated in family law property settlements.
Coleman Greig Lawyers
Article discusses the Family Court arrangements that work for children on the autism spectrum & those with special needs.
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