Are Lawyers Hired Guns?


The system of Government in Queensland is based on the Westminster System, with Government being broadly divided into three branches: the Legislature or Parliament which enacts laws, the Executive which...

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What is Family Violence?


Amendments to the definitions of “family violence” and “abuse” have been made to the Family Law Act 1975 (Cth) ("the Act").

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Lights, Camera, Action, Cut!

Lights Camera Action

Is it legal to record your conversations with others without their knowledge?

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Who Pays Your Legal Costs?


Costs in Family Law Proceedings

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Honesty is the Best Policy


What is the Duty of Disclosure?

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Checklist on Adult Child Support

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Generally speaking, once a child turns 18, child support is no longer payable pursuant to the formula under the Child Support Assessment legislation.

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Litigation Guardian


Sometimes a party in litigation is not able to act for themselves, either through mental health issues or other circumstances.

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Home Alone!

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In 2008, the Queensland Parliament passed a new law which impacted directly on parents with young children.

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Sperm Donor or Father?

Sperm Donor or Father

A sperm donor will normally be presumed not to be the legal father of any resulting children.

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Time Waits for no Man: But does for Foreign Divorce

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Filing claims for property settlement and spousal maintenance must usually occur within certain time limits.  However, if you were divorced overseas, these time limits will not apply.

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