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...
How to prevent the risk of international child abduction in family law matters6 April 2017 | Family Law
With the number of kidnapping cases rising and children being unlawfully taken overseas, divorced and separated parents are being urged to look for the warning signs, according to a leading international family law expert. Barry.Nilsson. Special Counsel...
Need a ‘clean break’? Reviewing the financial relationship between former spouses24 March 2017 | Family Law
Family Court of Australia discharges overseas spouse and child maintenance orders to end financial obligations between former spouses once and for all in matter of Naczek v Dowler  FAMCA 105 In this February 2017 decision involving the variation of...
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...
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...
**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...