Marriage & De Facto Relationships

The Family Law Act deals with matters relating to children, finances, restraining orders and injunctions for people who have been through a ceremonial marriage.

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Separation

This section identifies the stages of separation, how separation can affect people, what you may need to consider and some immediate decisions you may need to make.

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Divorce

In Australia, the notion of no-fault divorce applies. This means that when the Court is assessing a marriage, they are not concerned with why the marriage broke down.

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Child Related Matters

Speaking to your partner and children as well as seeking professional guidance can assist in making an informed and reasoned decision as to what is in the best interests of your children.

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Property Management

Property settlement considers what is the net asset pool of the parties, what they each started with, their future needs, and what is equitable.

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Financial Agreement

There are generally two ways in which parties can settle their financial affairs: by filing Consent Orders or entering into a Binding Financial Agreement.

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Spousal Maintenance

The Family Law Act is founded on the expectation that spousal maintenance between former partners is an ongoing arrangement.

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Domestic Violence

Domestic and family violence are concepts used to identify behaviour that is deemed immoral and wrong.

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Alternative Avenues to Court Proceedings

Dispute resolution mechanisms can assist individuals in resolving their disputes without the involvement of court.

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Court Proceedings

If alternate dispute resolution is not successful, you may then apply to a Court for orders.

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Marriage & De Facto Relationships

The Family Law Act deals with matters relating to children, finances, restraining orders and injunctions for people who have been through a ceremonial marriage.

Read more…

Separation

This section identifies the stages of separation, how separation can affect people, what you may need to consider and some immediate decisions you may need to make.

Read more…

Divorce

In Australia, the notion of no-fault divorce applies. This means that when the Court is assessing a marriage, they are not concerned with why the marriage broke down.

Read more…

Child Related Matters

It is common in Australia for families to have two working parents, with both parents looking after their children. When you are separating from your partner, the children’s needs ought to be a priority for both of you.

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Property Management

Property settlement considers what is the net asset pool of the parties, what they each started with, their future needs, and what is equitable.

Read more…

Financial Agreement

There are generally two ways in which parties can settle their financial affairs: by filing Consent Orders or entering into a Binding Financial Agreement.

Read more…

Spousal Maintenance

The Family Law Act is founded on the expectation that spousal maintenance between former partners is an ongoing arrangement.

Read more…

Domestic Violence

Domestic and family violence are concepts used to identify behaviour that is deemed immoral and wrong.

Read more…

Alternative Avenues to Court Proceedings

Dispute resolution mechanisms are designed to assist individuals in resolving their disputes without the involvement of court.

Read more…

Court Proceedings

If alternate dispute resolution is not successful, you may then apply to a Court for orders.

Read more…