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Legal Advice and Legal Professional Privilege


September 17, 2020

Legal Advice and Legal Professional Privilege

By Linda Anderson, Senior Associate Most people know that conversations they have with their lawyer are confidential. That means the lawyer cannot discuss the information…

JABOUR & JABOUR [2019] FamCAFC 78 – Indirect Contributions in a “very long marriage”


September 7, 2020

JABOUR & JABOUR [2019] FamCAFC 78 – Indirect Contributions in a “very long marriage”

By Kate Wild, Lawyer In the matter of Jabour[1], the Full Court of the Family Court considered, on appeal, a decision of the Federal Circuit…

DIY Family Law – Do the Risks Outweigh the Benefits?


August 10, 2020

DIY Family Law – Do the Risks Outweigh the Benefits?

By Penelope Charlesworth, Senior Associate In the midst of a family law separation, legal costs can be an added worry. But as with any professional…

Covid-19 and Parenting Orders


July 30, 2020

Covid-19 and Parenting Orders

By Caitlin Elliott, Senior Associate The effects of the COVID-19 pandemic have been wide ranging on Australians, including on the ability of parties in family…

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