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  1. 5 Tips For Finding the Right Family Lawyer

    5 May 2021 | Family Law

    Knowing where to go and what to look for in a family lawyer can be overwhelming, especially at such a difficult time in your life. Keep in mind that you will have to discuss some very personal issues including your children, your assets, and your financial circumstances, so finding a lawyer you feel...

  2. Carpe Diem – the importance of timely advice in international family law matters

    24 January 2020 | Family Law

    The Full Court of the Family Court of Australia’s decision in Bant & Clayton1 reiterates the importance of seeking specialist family law advice in matters with international issues. The absence of taking that advice can lead to adverse...

  3. Pre-nups going global…

    16 October 2017 | Family Law

    Pre-nuptial and post-nuptial style agreements have, for many years been an alterative option for couples to settle their property settlement in Australia rather than resorting to litigation. In the current climate, financial agreements, as they are now...

  4. Separated and planning an overseas holiday? Here's what you need to know.

    19 September 2016 | Family Law

    Whether you have just separated or decided to separate, there are a few things you need to know before you start to plan an overseas Christmas vacation. The process, and corresponding timeframes, of negotiating property settlements, parenting arrangements...

  5. Global Maintenance! How Do I Enforce Overseas Spousal Maintenance in Australia?

    4 March 2016 | Family Law

    The answer depends on how the spousal maintenance arose; what country the spousal maintenance arose in and the country of residence of the Applicant to have the liability registered. If you have a Court Order for spousal maintenance made overseas and you...

  6. **Holiday alert** Closing the gap: unlawful retention of children overseas to be criminalised.

    22 December 2015 | Family Law

    With school having wrapped up for the year, the summer holidays are upon us. If you’re one of the lucky ones this might mean an overseas holiday for you and your children. Alternatively, you may be waving your goodbyes at the departure gate as your...

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