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?
When considering a division of property in a family law dispute, the Family Court of Australia generally adopts a four-step process: Step one: work out the asset pool. This means listing all of … [Read more...] about The four-step approach to family law financial settlements
Under the Family Law Act 1975 a divorce means “the termination of a marriage otherwise than by the death of a party to the marriage”. Can I apply for a divorce? In Australia you can apply for a … [Read more...] about What is a divorce?
Relationship breakdown is stressful for everyone concerned, but when young children are involved it becomes far more complicated. If one person has moved out of the family home, there is often … [Read more...] about Achieving your desired outcome – family law children’s arrangements