I want a divorce but I can’t find my ex!
The legal process for a divorce explained when you have no idea where your estranged husband or wife might be. To some people it seems slightly strange that you might not know where your husband or wife is, but it happens more often than many people would think. Often...Read More
Help! I am unsure if the child is mine
Of late, we have had an increasing number of men seek our advice in relation to uncertainty about whether a child is biologically theirs. So what exactly can a person do if they are experiencing these doubts, and what are some of the flow on effects of legal parentage?...Read More
The Impact of Social Media on the Safety of your Child
Parents love using social media platforms, like Facebook, to share images of their children with friends and other family members. There is a pretext that the platform is safe from prying eyes. However, not many people think about the dynamics of this site, and how it is used to generate...Read More
What do I have to tell my ex-partner about my financial affairs when we separate?
Duty of disclosure Separating couples have a “duty of disclosure” from the date of separation until the finalisation of their property settlement. Duty of disclosure means that all parties to a family law dispute, regardless if the matter is in Court or not, must disclose to each other all...Read More
Five things to consider before you say “I do” for the second (or third!) time around
Do half of marriages really end in divorce? Following the introduction of the Family Law Act 1975 which came into effect in January 1976 and allowed couples to divorce without alleging or proving fault, divorces in Australia rose to approximately 4.6 per 1,000 residents. The divorce rate has progressively...Read More