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Domestic Violence Orders

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Each State has their own legislation in regards to protective orders for domestic and family violence situations.

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How is a Family Law Property Settlement Calculated?

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Please click the link below to watch our video, 'How is a Family Law Property Settlement Calculated?'

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Not Happy with your Parent's Last Wishes

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When a person dies and the provisions of their Will fail to make adequate provision for the proper maintenance and support of the Deceased’s spouse, child or dependant, section 41...

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What is a Parenting Plan?

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The Family Law Act encourages parents to reach agreement in relation to the parenting arrangements for their children and to use the legal system as a last resort.

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Assisted Suicide is Fatal

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The law against forfeiture provides that a person responsible for the death of another cannot be allowed to benefit from that person’s Estate.

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I Only Want Justice!

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Traditionally, property settlement Applications in the Family Court have been dealt with by reference to the following four step process:

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Breastfeeding Ban - A Step Too Far?

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A child’s best interests are the paramount consideration when a Court determines appropriate parenting arrangements following a separation.

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Where there is a Will, there is a Way

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Many people conduct their business and financial affairs through Companies, Partnerships or Trust entities. On death or a marriage breakdown, the issue of legal ownership becomes highly relevant.

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Handing Over the Kids

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One of the practical issues to be considered in relation to parenting Orders or agreements is where handovers or changeovers in the care of children will occur.

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Undefended Property Proceedings

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It will sometimes be necessary for the Court to make Orders for property settlement in circumstances where one of the spouses has failed to participate in the proceedings.

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