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Avoiding the Court process

In our Family Law video series we discuss the common questions we get asked by our clients. In this video Georgia and Leona discuss; if you are going through the process of Separation and Divorce and you don’t want to…

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How does Divorce work?

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 divorce works and is this the ‘messy’ part of the process?

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Apps

Apps for separated parents

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…

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tipsonhowtobehave

Tips on how to behave in Court

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…

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parentingvconsent

What is the best way to document my parenting agreement with my Ex? Parenting Plan or Consent Orders?

If you have reached an agreement with your ex-partner regarding arrangements for your children, there are 2 ways that you can document that agreement, specifically: Parenting Plan; or Consent Orders. Both Parenting Plans and Consent Orders document your parenting arrangement…

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whenisitoktointroduce

When is it OK to introduce my kids to my new partner?

Separation is difficult.  Separation when there are children involved is incredibly difficult because parents have precious little lives and feelings to manage and consider. One of the challenges as a separated parent is likely to present itself when you re-partner. …

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10tips

10 tips to communicate better with your ex

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…

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HowtoOrganiseMothersDay

How to organise Mother’s Day with your former partner

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…

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myhealthrecord_blog

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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Minimisingcosts_blog

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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