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Valuation of assets in family law cases


March 25, 2022

Valuation of assets in family law cases

By Andrew Sauer, Senior Associate When couples separate and have property and financial issues to resolve, the first step in obtaining a settlement is to…

At what age can my children decide where they want to live?


February 8, 2022

At what age can my children decide where they want to live?

By Cassandra Selvaggio, Senior Associate Co-parenting with your partner after separation can sometimes be challenging and stressful, even more so when your child has their…

Who needs to pay spousal maintenance?


December 14, 2021

Who needs to pay spousal maintenance?

By Elizabeth Pathmaraj, Lawyer Family separation can be expensive. Suddenly there are two households to support and another set of furniture to buy. When considering…

Financial settlement and time limits – how do they affect you?


September 9, 2021

Financial settlement and time limits – how do they affect you?

By Kate Wild, Senior Associate Dealing with the breakdown of a relationship is one of life’s toughest challenges. In the wake of a separation, you…

Now that we’re separated, who stays in the house?


March 18, 2021

Now that we’re separated, who stays in the house?

By Caitlin Elliott, Senior Associate Separated couples can usually come to an agreement about who stays in the family home and who moves out. Those…

My ex and I have agreed a settlement – what now?


February 4, 2021

My ex and I have agreed a settlement – what now?

First – congratulations. Family law separations, at the end of a marriage or a de facto relationship, can be really difficult. The fact that you…

Can I go to Court to seek Parenting Orders without doing Mediation first?


November 26, 2020

Can I go to Court to seek Parenting Orders without doing Mediation first?

By Caroline Khoury, Special Counsel Negotiating arrangements for your children after the breakdown of your relationship can be a stressful and emotionally taxing experience. After…

DNA Testing & Parentage


November 10, 2020

DNA Testing & Parentage

By Michael Boal, Senior Associate There are a number of different reasons why people may want to undertake DNA testing. It could be that: Somebody…

What if I don’t know what assets my partner and I have?


October 22, 2020

What if I don’t know what assets my partner and I have?

By Danielle Sturgeon, Senior Associate. With busy lives and a lot to organise, we often delegate management of parts of our life where we can,…

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