How Australia Introduced ‘No Fault Divorce’ — And Why Our Family Law System is Under Review Again

24 Nov
2020

How Australia Introduced ‘No Fault Divorce’ — And Why Our Family Law System is Under Review Again

For decades, if you wanted a divorce in Australia, you had to prove your spouse was to blame. No-fault divorce was not legal by local law. The grounds ranged from habitual drunkenness to adultery, and many cases involved the use of private investigators. Some couples who privately agreed to separate would…

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15 Jun
2020

Five Simple Ways To Cut Unnecessary Costs On Your Family Lawyer

As with many professional services sectors, law professionals generally really only sell their time. And, as we all know very well, time is money. So if you are searching for legal advice the family lawyer cost can be higher depending on the expertise level of your attorney. In the interest…

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11 May
2020

How Tight Is An Airtight BFA?

Preparing an Airtight Binding Financial Agreement Binding Financial Agreements (BFA), also referred to as “pre-nups” are created when two parties have made a fully informed decision to enter into a binding agreement. The creation of an Airtight Binding Financial Agreement requires the parties to disclose their financial position, provide reasonable…

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27 Mar
2020

Obtaining Australian Child Passports After Separation

How Can I Obtain an Australian Child Passports for My Child After Separation? Before obtained Australian Child Passports, the Passport Office requires the child’s parent or any other person with parental responsibility to provide written consent to the passport being issued. Therefore, the easiest way to obtain a passport to…

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18 Mar
2020

Why Is My Family Law Matter Taking So Long?

What should you do if Family Law Matter making Delay? Merging Family Courts and Early Senate Reports The current structure of the Family Court and Federal Circuit have led to systematic backlogs of cases, with Judges required to hear a multitude of matters on a single day. This has led…

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25 Feb
2020

Family Law Act in Australia | What’s Fair In Love & Law?

Determining issues at Family law Act 1975 When the Court makes a determination on property issues it takes into account the provisions of the Family Law Act 1975 and in particular the approach for the determination of an application under section 79 of the Family Law Act.  The principles are…

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25 Feb
2020

Online Divorce Application Options You Might Not Know About

What Happens If My Ex Won’t Sign the Divorce Papers? Divorce can be a very difficult time in both parties’ lives. But here you can find a better solution for Online Divorce Application. Sometimes after the breakdown of a marriage, one party has difficulty in accepting this fact and may…

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30 Jan
2020

Why You Need To Care About Family Law Binding Financial Agreements

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] What is a Financial Agreement and what is the purpose of Binding Financial Agreement? Parties may wish to determine the ownership of their assets and liabilities whilst contemplating or living in a relationship (including same sex relationships), contemplating entering into a marriage, during a marriage or after a divorce,…

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14 Jan
2020

Divorce Loopholes and Fraudulent Bankruptcy

Calls for Divorce Loophole Crackdown: Criminals Skirting the Law The recent case involving Michael Williamson, disgraced former Health Services Union Boss, highlights how divorce and family law proceedings can be fraudulently utilised to avoid creditors.Under bankruptcy law, creditors are unable to claim against a person’s estate if that person has…

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01 Jan
2020

Divorce Enduring Power of Attorney and Wills

Separated Not Divorced: How Your Ex Can End Up With Your Estate A breakdown of a relationship can be one of the hardest times in a person’s life. During this time, individuals often undergo immense changes to routine, living environments and lifestyle. In the midst of grieving, possibly moving to…

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