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1 July 2020

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by: Developer Account

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Categories: Family Law

Even if you and your spouse end your marriage on good terms, you’ll have to make certain decisions and try to reach consensus on various issues. One of them is how to divide your property. Legally, this type of agreement is called a property settlement. Here’s what you should know about the different ways in […]

1 July 2020

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by: Developer Account

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Categories: Family Law

If you’ve recently been divorced, it’s highly recommended that you update your estate planning documents to ensure the protection of yourself, your children, the rest of your family and your assets. Some of the issues covered below are important considerations when you and a former partner separate. 1. Creating a new will Assuming that your […]

1 July 2020

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by: Developer Account

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Categories: Family Law

When a couple with children gets divorced, there are seemingly endless logistic concerns they need to consider. Living arrangements, custody concerns, childcare payments, schooling, education, and more. However, less common concerns can come up as well, including documentation such as passports. So, how do you go about obtaining a passport for your child after going […]

1 July 2020

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by: Developer Account

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Categories: Family Law

Divorce is challenging in numerous ways, before, during and also after proceedings, often for much longer than either party ever really expects. Though you may have agreed on custody and child-rearing arrangements, it’s always an ongoing process of determining how to raise children, one where both parents are usually equally invested. Sometimes, however, the difficult […]

1 July 2020

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by: Developer Account

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Categories: Family Law

The decision in the case of Thorne v Kennedydelivered by the High Court of Australia in November 2017 has far-reaching implications for ‘pre-nups’ or ‘binding financial agreements’ between couples when the relationship breaks down. Details of the case Thorne v Kennedyinvolved agreements between a rich, 67-year-old property developer, Mr Kennedy, and his 36-year-old Eastern European […]

1 July 2020

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by: Developer Account

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Categories: Family Law

Consent orders Separation is a difficult situation on its own, let alone the added stress of dealing with consent orders on family law matters. Following a separation, if both parties reach agreement on parenting, financial or property arrangements, they can formalise those arrangements and make them legally binding by applying for consent orders from the […]