Category Archive for "Family Law"


My ex has taken the children – what can I do?

What can you do if your ex-partner has taken your children or kept them for a longer period of time than you agreed? The options available to you depend upon your individual circumstances. If you have Court Orders If you…

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My health record – what does it mean for our family law clients?

As many of you may know, on and after 31 January 2019 a ‘My Health Record’ will be created unless you choose to opt out. For those of you who haven’t heard about it, a ‘My Health Record’ is an online…

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Recordings and family law – is it ever a good idea?

There is no disputing that we live in an age where technology is incredibly accessible.  So many of us  are dependent upon our mobile phones to assist us in managing our lives.  Our mobile phones can manage our diaries, record precious moments…

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Our tips to help minimise your family law costs

One of the biggest complaints about going through a separation and dividing assets and making arrangements for children is the amount of legal fees parties might incur in the process.  Nobody wants to spend an enormous amount of money on lawyers,…

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Santa & Mrs Claus are getting a divorce!

Christmas is an exciting time of year, one filled with love and laughter, but also quite a hectic time of year getting presents ready for family. Finishing off jobs at work can cause emotions to rise and the stress that…

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Separating and choosing a Lawyer

Separating and choosing a Lawyer – the benefits of seeing an Accredited Specialist in Family Law When parties separate, one or both parties may seek legal advice.  A natural and common concern is which lawyer a person should see.  Lawyers have varying…

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How to avoid Court in a family law dispute

The idea of going to Court often creates a sense of dread for people who have separated from their partners. It is important to know that Court is not the only way to resolve your matter with your former partner….

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Your first meeting with a family lawyer

Come prepared Come prepared to learn. We will provide you with a lot of information. Bring a notepad or a support person if you think they will help you remember. Try to be ready to tell us your story, what…

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Family law and vaccinations what you need to know

Family law and vaccinations: what you need to know

Vaccination is a divisive topic. When parents separate and can’t agree when a child should be vaccinated or not, this can become an even bigger issue. As with any dispute surrounding arrangements for children, the ‘best interests of the child’…

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When you don’t want Court to be an option

Separation and divorce – cue conflict. What if we told you that your relationship breakdown doesn’t have to be that way? How, you ask? Collaboration. What is Collaborative Law? Collaborative practice is an alternative dispute resolution process where lawyers and…

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