In our Family Law video series we discuss the common questions we get asked by our clients. In this video Georgia and Leona discuss Collaborative family law and if this is the right approach for your matter.

In our Family Law video series we discuss the common questions we get asked by our clients. In this video Georgia and Leona discuss avoiding the court process in a family law matter.

If you are going through the process of Separation and Divorce and you don’t want to end up in court, what can you do? what are your options?

In our Family Law video series we discuss the common questions we get asked by our clients. In this video Georgia and Leona discuss how does divorce work and is this the ‘messy’ part of the process?

When parents are separated, communicating with each other can sometimes be difficult.  Emotions are high and arrangements need to be made for the children but parents are still human and still feel the hurt associated with the breakdown of a relationship.  That said, responsible parents need to find ways to co-parent harmoniously and with the children front of mind.  These days, there is technology that can assist separated parents with their communication if face-to-face communication proves to be difficult.

If you are a separated parent and having difficulty communicating about your children, here are some helpful apps you might like to trial:

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Stepping into a Courtroom can be a daunting prospect.  It’s very formal, there are rules of etiquette to be followed and just generally you probably don’t want to be there.

If you do find yourself in a Courtroom, then here are some tips on how to behave in and around the Court:

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Going through a separation can be one of the most challenging times a person will experience.  It is challenging both emotionally and financially and the challenges faced by parties going through a separation can sometimes lead to poor decision-making.  In our experience, there are some really common mistakes that parties make when going through their separation. Here are our top 5:

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It is no secret that communication is the key to a healthy relationship.  However, communication is also key to a healthy (insofar as it can be healthy) separation.  A breakdown in communication during a relationship can lead to separation and a breakdown in communication whilst going through a separation can lead to heightened emotional stress and difficulties being able to resolve your matter.

As such, we have set out below, our 10 top tips for communicating better with your ex in no particular order:

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This weekend is Mother’s Day, a day that most children recall with fondness in their later years. Unfortunately, for separated parents it can be a difficult day to navigate. To avoid any stress or conflict on the day, it is a good idea to discuss and coordinate a clear arrangement with your former partner now.

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