Entries by Laura Tilt

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Does domestic violence impact my property settlement?

One of the questions we get asked in Family Law is about the way in which domestic violence impacts family law matters, in particular property settlements. This question gets asked from both ends of the spectrum, so from clients who are a victim of domestic violence and on the other hand clients who have been accused of domestic violence. In this video, Laura addresses the impact from both sides and what the court will consider when looking at a property settlement.

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Can I see my kids if I have an ADVO made against me?

A question we get asked, particularly from Family Law clients is about apprehended domestic violence orders (AVDO) that have been made against them. And how, in particular, the ADVO can impact their family law matter or any parenting arrangements that might be in place. In this video Laura explains, “Can you see your kids if you have an ADVO made against you” and what you should do if you find yourself in this position.

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AVOs and ADVOs – What happens next?

A question we sometimes get asked from clients is “I’ve had an Apprehended Violence Order (AVO) or Apprehended Domestic Violence Order (ADVO) made against me. So what happens next? What can I expect? In this video Laura explains, firstly what is an AVO or ADVO and what you should do if one is made against you.


Criminal and family law

Unfortunately, many of those who are looking for legal advice and assistance in family law upon separation have also experienced, criminal proceedings in the Local Court or District Courts. What happens in criminal proceedings may affect the outcome of your parenting or property proceedings. Read more in our article…