Superannuation in Family Law
In Western Australia, how your and your ex-partner’s superannuation will be treated in the event of separation depends on one key point – whether or not you are or have been married. If you are (or have been) married, superannuation is treated as property. Separated married couples may therefore split...Read More
Federal Government Guarantees for Single Parents
Separating and facing the housing market as a single parent can be an overwhelming and stressful experience, particularly when progressing through a property settlement with your ex. Your household income has essentially halved, which for a lot of families could mean facing relocation to a new home. A new scheme...Read More
What if parents disagree on vaccination?
When deciding whether to vaccinate a child, parents should ideally consult with each other and reach a decision together. However, the Family Court does have power to make orders in relation to the vaccination of children if necessary. Although the rollout of the COVID-19 vaccine has been slow in Australia...Read More
How to prepare for your first appointment with a family lawyer
We understand that your first appointment with a family lawyer can be a daunting process. The fact that you are seeing a family lawyer probably means you are experiencing a stressful life event, like a separation. Like with anything else, one way to reduce the nerves that you might be...Read More
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