Have you ever thought about getting a divorce or having and affair because you are unhappy in your marriage? Maybe you want to leave your partner but are scared of the regret or shame that may come with it. This is a common dilemma in… Read More »Will a partner regret an affair or divorce?
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
It’s important to know that there are specific time restraints on when you can approach the Court to make orders. Although this may be the last thing you would want to think about during a separation, it will save you potential future issues. PROPERTY ORDERSYou… Read More »Time Limits on Separation
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
Are you currently in a relationship but not married? Maybe you’re in a relationship but not living together? Worried that your partner can take your assets? Well, just because you’re not married and not living together, your partner may actually be entitled to make a… Read More »Defacto Relationships and Your Assets