How Australia Introduced ‘No Fault Divorce’ — And Why Our Family Law System is Under Review Again

24 Nov
2020

How Australia Introduced ‘No Fault Divorce’ — And Why Our Family Law System is Under Review Again

For decades, if you wanted a divorce in Australia, you had to prove your spouse was to blame. No-fault divorce was not legal by local law. The grounds ranged from habitual drunkenness to adultery, and many cases involved the use of private investigators. Some couples who privately agreed to separate would…

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15 Jun
2020

Five Simple Ways To Cut Unnecessary Costs On Your Family Lawyer

As with many professional services sectors, law professionals generally really only sell their time. And, as we all know very well, time is money. So if you are searching for legal advice the family lawyer cost can be higher depending on the expertise level of your attorney. In the interest…

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11 May
2020

How To create a Airtight Binding Financial Agreements ? How Tight Is An Airtight BFA?

Preparing an Airtight Binding Financial Agreements Binding Financial Agreements (BFA), also referred to as “pre-nups” are created when two parties have made a fully informed decision to enter into a binding agreement. The creation of an Airtight Binding Financial Agreements requires the parties to disclose their financial position, provide reasonable…

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27 Apr
2020

Enacting Recovery Orders To Bring Back Your Kids by Parenting plan or Agreement.

What Happens if a Party breaks Parenting plan or arrangement and Does Not Return the Child? If you are concerned that your child may not be returned to your care after spending time with the other parent, there are some simple things you can do to try and avoid this…

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27 Mar
2020

Obtaining Australian Child Passports After Separation

How Can I Obtain an Australian Child Passports for My Child After Separation? Before obtained Australian Child Passports, the Passport Office requires the child’s parent or any other person with parental responsibility to provide written consent to the passport being issued. Therefore, the easiest way to obtain a passport to…

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18 Mar
2020

Why Is My Family Law Matter Taking So Long?

What should you do if Family Law Matter making Delay? Merging Family Courts and Early Senate Reports The current structure of the Family Court and Federal Circuit have led to systematic backlogs of cases, with Judges required to hear a multitude of matters on a single day. This has led…

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25 Feb
2020

Family Law Act 1975 Australia | What’s Best Fair In Love & Law?

What does the Family Law Act 1975 do? The Family Law Act 1975 actually focuses on the rights of children, and also the responsibilities of their parents to have their children, rather than on parental rights. Family Law Act 1975 ensures that children can always enjoy a meaningful relationship with…

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25 Feb
2020

Online Divorce Application Options You Might Not Know About

Online Divorce Application Options What Happens If My Ex Won’t Sign the Divorce Papers? Divorce can be a very difficult time in both parties’ lives. But here you can find a better solution for Online Divorce Application. Sometimes after the breakdown of a marriage, one party has difficulty in accepting…

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30 Jan
2020

Why You Need To Care About Family Law Binding Financial Agreements

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] What is a Financial Agreement and what is the purpose of Binding Financial Agreement? Parties may wish to determine the ownership of their assets and liabilities whilst contemplating or living in a relationship (including same sex relationships), contemplating entering into a marriage, during a marriage or after a divorce,…

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14 Jan
2020

Divorce Loopholes and FraudulenBankruptcy

Calls for Divorce Loophole Crackdown: Criminals Skirting the Law The recent case involving Michael Williamson, disgraced former Health Services Union Boss, highlights how divorce and family law proceedings can be fraudulently utilised to avoid creditors. Under bankruptcy law, creditors are unable to claim against a person’s estate if that person…

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