Category: Tips and Traps for Litigants

Publication Orders

Question13

The confidentiality of parties involved in Family Law proceedings is protected by section 121 of the Family Law Act 1975 (Cth).

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Justice Delayed is Justice Denied

Time2

When you have a Final Hearing (Trial) in the Family Court in regards to concluding your property settlement, there is risk of a delay between the last day of the...

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Undefended Property Proceedings

Question9

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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Domicile, Nationality and Residence

Question8

The public often has to grapple with very technical terms when trying to understand Court proceedings.

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Are Lawyers Hired Guns?

Question3

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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Lights, Camera, Action, Cut!

Lights Camera Action

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

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Honesty is the Best Policy

Disclosure

What is the Duty of Disclosure?

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Litigation Guardian

Wishes

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

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