19 Jul

Some Common Misconceptions About Family Law

Family law covers a whole spectrum of situations and legalities, and everyone’s circumstance is a little different. While there are definite laws in place, there are variations on these laws depending on the particular situation they are being applied to. Because the area of family law is so vast, many…

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05 Jul

4 Key Points To Note About Property Settlements

Firstly, what is a property settlement? Put simply, the division of assets when a relationship breaks down, enabling both parties to sever financial and material ties with one another so they can better move on with their lives, requires a property settlement. A property settlement will also include the distribution of…

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29 Jun

We Got Divorced and She Took My Dog

When a relationship ends there is a lot of focus on the pain and strain of separation and divorce, as well as negotiating parenting plans, child visitation rights, and the division of property, assets, and liabilities. Of course, all of these things are extremely important, but what about the pets?…

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21 Jun

What Are “Lifestyle Clauses” When It Comes To Marriage?

The term lifestyle clause has grown in popularity over recent years. It’s something that is trending with first-time newlyweds; as well as those who have walked down the aisle before. So what is a “lifestyle clause”? It’s about locking in a variety of terms and conditions before the big day…

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18 Jun

How To Choose the Best Family Lawyer?

With so many law firms to choose from it can be a difficult process choosing just the right lawyer for your needs. In this post, we’ll note a few things to be mindful of when deciding on the best family law firm for you. Do They Specialise In Family Law?…

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06 Jun

Top Tips for Coping During Separation and Divorce

There are not many moments we’ll encounter in life than can be more stressful and depressing than going through the break down of a romantic relationship. Throw the process of a divorce into the mix and things can become even more confusing and exasperating. Here are a few top tips…

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28 May

Top Tips To Protect Yourself After Separation

Separating after a long-term romantic relationship can be tough to deal with on an emotional level, but dealing with the pain is only a part of what has to be done. Now is the time to also tidy up some loose ends and protect yourself now that the relationship or…

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18 May

How To Prepare For A Conciliation Conference?

What must I do before the Conciliation Conference? So that you and your former partner make the best possible use of the conference, you must exchange information with each other and provide information to the Court before the conference. In a case about financial issues, each party must have exchanged…

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04 Apr

How Our Children Are Exposed to Terrifying Content Online

Children are being exposed to disturbing content on the home computer, despite the best intentions and efforts of parents who have installed filters and monitoring systems to protect their children from inappropriate content. Children whose parents believe they are watching harmless and age-appropriate videos (such as Pepper Pig and Frozen),…

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02 Apr

Caught With Drugs? Try Drug Court

Recovery, Respect, and Hope Offered by Traditional Court Alternative A successful initiative in the Victorian Magistrates Court is assisting drug-addicted parents to get their lives back on track and resume their role in their children’s lives. The Dandenong Drug Court, recently featured in television and print media, was introduced in…

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