What happens to my family law proceedings in the current pandemic?
Our previous article “How to co-parent with a former partner during COVID-19 pandemic” provides some advice about what the court expects of co-parents during this uncertain time. But what if your proceedings are still on foot? What is going to happen to them? We have a look here at the...Read More
Family Law: How to secure your assets after separation
Separation can be a difficult time for lots of people. It can be taxing emotionally and, in some cases, financially as well. There’s a lot of stress associated with separation and sometimes it can be confusing to know what to do. One of the things that needs to be done...Read More
Family Law: De facto couples in WA finally moving towards splitting superannuation
Presently Western Australia de facto couples are the only couples in Australia who are unable to divide superannuation following the breakdown of a relationship. This is due to the Western Australian state government not referring their powers to the Commonwealth to legislate over non-married couples. This leaves some Western Australians...Read More
De facto Facts – Where does a relationship end and a de facto partnership begin?
If you have been in a serious relationship and moved in with your partner then you will know what it is like to mix and match your furniture, set up joint banking and split bills for food and utilities. As you settle into your new lifestyle, there is one aspect...Read More
Can You Be Separated And Live Under The One Roof?
Before a person can apply for a divorce they have to be able to establish to the Family Court that their marriage has irretrievably broken down. This can be established if the Court is satisfied that the parties to the marriage have separated and have lived separately and apart for...Read More