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Pets and Family Law

Pets and Family Law

For most households having a pet join the family is an exciting time, but what happens during separation or divorce? Unfortunately, there is no specific legislation for dealing with pets in family law. If there is a dispute over ownership of a pet, the pet is simply...
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...
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,...