Major changes to the Family Law Act come into effect from May 2024. The main purpose of the reform is to ensure that the best interests of the child remain the central focus of parenting proceedings as well as making the application of the law easier to navigate.
Are you separated/divorced and entering into property settlement negotiations with your former partner? One of the first steps will be to determine the value of your assets, liabilities and any financial resources but what happens if you can’t agree on values?
When it comes to family law disputes, the emotional and legal challenges can have a profound impact on everyone involved. It's important to remember that there are various avenues available to help you navigate the complexities and find a resolution.
Negotiating a property settlement agreement is a significant step in moving forward after a separation or divorce. It's essential to approach the process with clarity, patience, and a focus on finding a fair and equitable solution.
Grandparents are a vital part of many families, offering love, support, and guidance to their grandchildren. However, when family dynamics change due to separation or divorce, grandparents' may be impacted.
Going through a separation or divorce can be a difficult process. In this article, we provide you with some tips and practical advice on how to navigate the process of parenting arrangements as smoothly and effectively as possible.
Using social media during a separation or divorce is totally fine - unless of course, you are posting about your ex-partner. It is important to understand that in Australia, using social media can have an impact on the outcomes of your separation and divorce.
Let’s assume you have reached a property settlement agreement with your ex-partner following your separation. The next step is to make your agreement legal and binding. It is important to get legal advice about your property settlement agreement and to make sure that the agreement is formalised.
This article covers our top 9 tips to help you negotiate a property settlement with your ex-partner and agree on how to divide the assets of the relationship in a way that is fair and equitable to you both.
When a relationship breaks down, and the parties have separated or are considering separation, things can become challenging, especially when you are trying to make decisions about dividing up property and caring for your children. This is where mediation can help during your family law proceedings.