If you are wishing to discuss a financial/property settlement, we would normally ask that you bring the following to your appointment: Information on yourself, your former spouse and your children … [Read more...] about What should I bring to my first family law appointment?
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After working out the asset pool, the next step in a family law property division is an assessment of the contributions made to the asset pool. Please see our blog about the asset pool … [Read more...] about What are ‘financial contributions’? The second step in a family law property division
Sadly, when a marriage or relationship breakdown, it is not just the people in the relationship whose needs have to be considered. One of the most difficult issues to navigate can be the care of … [Read more...] about What happens to our pets when we separate?
If you were married to the other party: You can apply at any time after separation (even if you are not yet divorced) You can apply up to 12 months after divorce If you are out of time … [Read more...] about When can I apply for a property division under the Family Law Act?
If you have separated from your spouse or defacto partner, you might receive a letter from their solicitor asking you to provide ‘disclosure’ or documents which evidence all of your income, assets, … [Read more...] about What does disclosure mean in family law matters?
As a solicitor, I often have potential new clients call me and ask ‘the price for a divorce’. Experience has taught me that it is always sensible to respond asking ‘do you want the order from the … [Read more...] about Do I need a divorce? What is the correct term for my family law matter?