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The Child Support Regime

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Since 1988, child support has been calculated based on a formula which takes into account the amount of taxable income earned by both parents, the number of nights per calendar...

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Checklist on Separation: Preparation for Mediation

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The Family Law Act requires parties in dispute, whether re finances or children, to engage in pre-dispute steps before filing documents in Court and seeking to litigate the matter (see...

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Checklist on Separation: Financial Matters

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When you separate after a long relationship, whether it is a marriage or a defacto relationship, there is a great deal of anxiety and often confusion.

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Checklist on Separation: Divorce

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Often separating spouses confuse the “Divorce” with the property settlement. The Divorce is the process whereby the marriage is dissolved, the husband and wife are treated as no longer being...

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Checklist on Separation: The Family Report

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When the Family Court is required to make decisions about the time that children spend with their separated parents, it is required to consider such matters as;

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Disputes over School Selection: Checklist of Considerations

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Australian families are frequently on the move and often a change of school becomes necessary. Problems arise between separated parents when they cannot agree on their child’s school.

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Checklist on Separation: Parenting Arrangements

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When you separate there is a great deal of anxiety for all members of the family.

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The Ongoing Cost of the One Night Stand

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Section 67B of the Family Law Act applies to unmarried parents.  It requires the father to contribute towards maintenance and expenses of the mother.

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iWill

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The traditional image of a Will as a complicated document filled with fancy fonts and confusing legal jargon is no longer an accurate perception.  The Court is prepared to uphold...

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Considerations when Preparing your Enduring Power of Attorney

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The Powers of Attorney Act 1998 (Qld) currently governs Powers of Attorney in Queensland.

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