Is Bryce from Married at First Sight committing Family Violence?
Channel 9’s reality television show “Married at First Sight” has been an Aussie television staple for a few years now. The show features strangers getting paired together by experts in an unofficial marriage. The strangers then spend the majority of the rest of the series drinking, gossiping and having verbal...Read More
How are children represented in Family Court proceedings?
Many people are curious about how a children’s wishes and interests are presented to and protected in a Family Court in Australia. Expression of wishes People are very familiar with how adult evidence is presented to courts – typically through the use of affidavits, and through direct evidence in the...Read More
What is the difference between child support and spousal maintenance?
If you have recently separated or know someone who has recently separated, you may have heard about child support being payable. You are less likely to have heard about another thing called spousal maintenance. Spousal maintenance is when one partner gives his or her ex-partner financial assistance after the relationship...Read More
Thinking about divorce on Valentine’s Day?
Now for some people the idea of Valentine’s Day is about the exact opposite of what comes to mind when they think of divorce, but Valentine’s Day has a lot more in common with divorce than many people are aware. American statistics show that divorce application filings actually increase quite...Read More
What’s the difference between a divorce and property settlement?
Have you ever heard someone tell stories about going through a divorce? Confused about how the process actually works? You are not alone. There is a common misconception that a ‘divorce’ is the all-encompassing process of divorcing your spouse and splitting your finances. Many people intermingle divorce and property settlements,...Read More