Separating? Unsure what to do next?

Separating? Unsure what to do next?

The end of a marriage or de facto relationship is one of the most difficult periods in a person’s life. It is not unusual to feel anxious and overwhelmed. It is a time when you need support and guidance.  Each relationship breakdown is different, and there are various...
Family Law & Duty of Disclosure

Family Law & Duty of Disclosure

Family law legislation in Australia is designed to make the court process as quick and smooth as possible. Part of this is a principle called the duty of disclosure. The duty of disclosure means that each party has a responsibility to disclose documents and...
Family Violence & Understanding Family Law

Family Violence & Understanding Family Law

For many people, including victims of family violence, being at home is not always a safe place. Both men and women experience violence, and most men are not perpetrators of violence. However, the statistics on domestic violence, emotional abuse and murder demonstrate...
We’ve separated. Should I see a family lawyer?

We’ve separated. Should I see a family lawyer?

Although you are not required to see a family lawyer, we would strongly recommend that anyone separating should receive some independent legal advice. You may have a friend or family member who has separated and shared with you how their matter resolved. However,...