5 Reasons the Court has not accepted your Family Law Consent Order
1. The orders are not “just and equitable” For the court to make an order in a family law matter the judge or magistrate needs to be satisfied that the order they make is just and equitable. This is the main reason the court refuses to make orders and is often not particularly straightforward. EssentiallyREAD MORE
Should I stay in the house or leave after separation?
Do I lose any rights if I move out of the house? Many clients are concerned with the implications of them moving out of the house in which they live with their husband wife or de facto partner. Does it Matter? This is often one of the first questions I am asked as a lawyerREAD MORE
Travelling overseas with your children after separation
You separated from your children’s other parent 2 years ago and now you want to take the children to the UK for Christmas. You are picturing the idyllic cottage surrounded by snow, Christmas tree by the fireplace, your children joyful and merry… While there is no doubt that a White Christmas is high on theREAD MORE
How Financial Agreements can benefit you & your family!
Financial Agreements are also commonly known as Binding Financial Agreements, Pre-Nuptials Agreements, Prenups and Post Nuptials Agreements. We call it the ‘Relationship Safety Net’. Here we share an example of a family that could have avoided a nasty set of circumstances involving not just their property, but the family business as well. If they hadREAD MORE
How to find the right lawyer in a Commercial Dispute case
If you or your business is facing litigation, either because another party is threatening it, or because you feel you have a right to take action, what do you do first and where do you seek help? It has been said that litigation is a contest in which the court is the umpire. It isREAD MORE
Binding Financial Agreements. What are they? Do I need one?
A Binding Financial Agreement (“Financial Agreement or BFA”) allows married or defacto couples to agree in writing how their property would be distributed between them if they separate or if they have already separated. What are the benefits of a binding financial agreement? A BFA can: make clear what the initial and ongoing financial contributionsREAD MORE