Jan. 19 2022
What are the main functions of an independant children’s lawyer?
Jan. 17 2022
In some parenting matters, an Independent Children’s Lawyer (“ICL”) will be appointed by the court to represent a child’s best interests. The role of the ICL is set out in the Family Law Act 1975 (Cth). However, they must ensure that any views of the child are fully put before the court (s 68LA(5)).
Jan. 12 2022
If your relationship is at such a point where you cannot come into contact with each other without the need to record the other parent, then maybe you should not be involved in the changeover altogether. So, how do I manage my changeovers then?
Jan. 10 2022
If your relationship is at such a point where you cannot come into contact with each other without the need to record the other parent, then maybe you should not be involved in the changeover altogether. This type of situation shows a clear breakdown in the relationship between the parents and there is a need for them to better manage their changeovers.
Jan. 3 2022
The decision to move out of the family home when separating from your partner is a significant one. Often client’s come to us for Family Law advice after the have already left the family home.
Dec. 28 2021
The make-up of the modern household is quite different to what it used to be. As a result, the definition of relationships has also changed in the eyes of the law. Today, de facto couples (same sex and heterosexual) are entitled to almost the same rights and claims when it comes to Family Law Matters in relation to property, financial settlements, maintenance and arrangements for the children of the relationship.
Dec. 23 2021
Solari and Stock are closing for the Christmas and New Year period. We will close from 1pm 23rd December and will reopen 9am 10th January.
Dec. 22 2021
Tips to remember heading into Christmas, school holidays and the New Year period when you are coparenting.
Dec. 20 2021
‘Silly Season’, we need to seriously think about taking care of ourselves and our children at Christmas!
Dec. 17 2021
Our December 2021 has been released, follow the link to view
Dec. 15 2021
Under what circumstances would a Binding Financial Agreement be set aside?
Dec. 13 2021
A Binding Financial Agreement (“BFA”), commonly known as a ‘prenup’, is an agreement entered into by parties to a relationship. A BFA sets out how the parties’ financial affairs and property will be dealt with in the event their relationship breakdowns. It is important to note that in certain situations, a BFA can be set aside in part or in whole if ever challenged in the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (“FCFCoA”).
Dec. 6 2021
How is your family faring in 2021? The Australian Institute of Family Studies (AIFS) is running the Families in Australia Survey, the fourth survey in the series, which began in 2020.
Dec. 1 2021
Your Will requires regular updating as your circumstances change. For more information on updating your will please refer to Rebecca Exley‘s article ‘Why and When Should You Update Your Will and Estate Plan?’ This is an important part of all forms of family life, and…
Nov. 29 2021
Signing your Will is not a “one and done” event. It requires regular review and updating as your circumstances change. Key events should trigger a review.
Sep. 13 2021
Our Family Lawyers focus on what is important to you, and we give you the benefit of our team’s many years of experience representing Family Law clients. We can guide you because we know how to deal with your situation even if you have a very difficult spouse or partner.