Is your partner hiding super?
The relationship is over and the time has come to talk about money. Unfortunately, your partner is being defensive and evasive about their assets and income. Your “spidey senses” are tingling and you know they’re hiding something. But what can you do about it? Duty of Disclosure A Family Law...Read More
Is my ex-partner a narcissist? And if so, what do I do now?
As a family lawyer, if you listen to your clients’ diagnoses of their ex-partners on a regular basis you would believe that half the world is full of cruel, inhumane people who all have personality disorders, but more recently have all become narcissists!! Of course, I am completely exaggerating. But...Read More
How might mental ill health impact Family Court proceedings?
Frequently in the context of Family Law proceedings, the Court will be required to consider the mental well-being and capacity of a party. In parenting matters specifically, it is sometimes alleged that it is not safe for a child to be cared for by one parent, as that parent suffers...Read More
What happens if my ex-partner is hiding their assets after separation?
Does this scenario sound familiar? You separated from your partner a few months ago. You went to see a lawyer, and they said you were entitled to between about 55% and 65% of the property pool. The relationship between you and your former partner is relatively amicable, but you need...Read More
Who has to pay Child Support and how is it calculated?
It is no surprise that parents are obligated to pay for their children. Whilst in a relationship, parents often pool their money together for the mutual benefit of the kids. So what happens when the parents separate? What if Dad only sees the kids every alternate weekend? Is there still...Read More