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  1. Tell me about maintenance

    23 July 2021 | Family Law

    At the end of a marriage or de facto relationship it is not uncommon for parties to consider whether they may be eligible to receive maintenance to support themselves. In this article we explain the obligation for a person to financially support their...

  2. Co-parenting after separation – achieving better outcomes for the children

    30 June 2021 | Family Law

    If you have separated or are thinking about separating from your partner, it is easy to lose sight of what is important and get distracted by the many issues you will be facing, particularly when it comes to parenting. BN’s Melanie Rubin and Bryan Do provide some guidance about things you can do...

  3. 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...

  4. Working together to resolve relationship disputes

    19 March 2021 | Family Law

    When your relationship breaks down you can access a range of dispute resolution services to help you and your former partner reach agreement. These services can include negotiation between lawyers, mediation, arbitration, conciliation and family dispute...

  5. Recent Changes to Queensland’s Guardianship System

    7 December 2020 | Wills & Estates

    Important changes to Queensland’s guardianship system came into effect on 30 November 2020. The changes place a greater focus on consistency with human rights and enabling adults with impaired capacity to participate in the decision making process....

  6. Clayton v Bant – An Update

    3 December 2020 | Family Law

    On 2 December 2020, the High Court of Australia (the High Court) delivered its judgment in the matter of Clayton v Bant.1 The High Court’s decision discusses the complexities that can arise in cross-jurisdictional family law matters. It also serves...

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