Essentially, consent orders are legally binding agreements between you and your ex-spouse regarding parenting and/or property settlement matters. A consent order is an efficient way to make a legally binding agreement with your ex-spouse if you have been able to come to an agreement regarding… Read More »What Is a Family Law Consent Order?
How to file:When filing for divorce, you can make a sole application (by yourself) or a joint application (together with your spouse). If you file a sole application, you must serve the application on the other party. Married for less than 2 years: If you have been married… Read More »Filing for a divorce
Family Dispute Resolution (FDR) is a type of Mediation that assists separating families come to their own agreements. FDR involves a conference with all the parties to a dispute and a neutral third party, known as the Family Dispute Resolution practitioner (or a Mediator). The conference… Read More »Family dispute resolution
CHILD SUPPORTChild Support can arise in one of three ways:1. Assessment by Services Australia: Child Support;2. Child Support Agreements (binding or limited);3. By Court Order. CollectionThere are three ways in which Child Support is collected or received. Self Management: Where you arrange your child support payments without… Read More »Child Support and Debts