Mondaq Australia: Family and Matrimonial
Coleman Greig Lawyers
Article discusses what happens with the family business following a separation.
Bartier Perry
Trustees should be aware of benefits of DNA testing to resolve inheritance disputes or estate administration problems.
Coleman Greig Lawyers
In making orders pertaining to parenting, a Judge will order that it must be within the best interests of the children.
Coleman Greig Lawyers
Very few people seem to have actually considered how they would like their remains to be disposed of after their death.
Swaab
This article asks and answers family law questions about divorce and separation in Australia and in New South Wales.
HHG Legal Group
You should take these tips into account early on before making any impulse decisions that could affect your legal rights.
Carroll & O'Dea
Issues of blended families, parents with children from a previous relationship or marriage, are common in estate matters.
Stacks Law Firm
Article discusses case which raised the question of whether there had been a miscarriage of justice due to non disclosure.
Kott Gunning
This WA decision illustrates what could persuade a Court to extend the time limit for making a family provision claim.
Carroll & O'Dea
An overseas marriage cannot be registered in Australia but a foreign certificate is evidence that a marriage occurred.
Kells
The Court's paramount consideration is if any proposed name change application is in the best interests of the child.
Kells
In Australia, an informal Will may be accepted by the Courts as a valid document demonstrating testamentary intention.
Swaab
Courts would be willing to decline to make prop­er­ty set­tle­ment orders where it is not just and equi­table to do so.
Swaab
The Family Court is will­ing to make orders for equal (or at least increased) time dur­ing a school hol­i­day peri­od.
Swaab
This arti­cle explains how CGT is usu­al­ly treat­ed by the Court in fam­i­ly law prop­er­ty set­tle­ment proceedings.
Coleman Greig Lawyers
In Australia, spouses can file for a divorce after the pair have been separated for a period of no less than 12 months.
Bartier Perry
Recent case highlights power of court to dispense with important legal requirements for Wills to be properly signed and witnessed.
Stacks Law Firm
An appointment to sign a later will was not of itself evidence of an intention to adopt this will without any amendments.
Carroll & O'Dea
This article explains two FAQs about wills and superannuation benefits in an estate.
Carroll & O'Dea
Executors should be mindful of the potential implications of CGT and land tax where the estate includes the family home.
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Carroll & O'Dea
An overseas marriage cannot be registered in Australia but a foreign certificate is evidence that a marriage occurred.
Swaab
Courts would be willing to decline to make prop­er­ty set­tle­ment orders where it is not just and equi­table to do so.
Carroll & O'Dea
Issues of blended families, parents with children from a previous relationship or marriage, are common in estate matters.
Carroll & O'Dea
This case study concerned the physical and chemical restraint of a vulnerable man with Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia.
Swaab
This arti­cle explains how CGT is usu­al­ly treat­ed by the Court in fam­i­ly law prop­er­ty set­tle­ment proceedings.
Cooper Grace Ward
Deciding whether to stay together or separate is a difficult experience, but there are many support services available.
Bartier Perry
This article highlights preliminary issues to be considered before developing a succession plan for your family trust.
Cooper Grace Ward
Trust loss provisions first applied in the 1995 tax year and the "family trust" concept has became popular with the ATO.
Carroll & O'Dea
The ALRC was asked to undertake a "review of the framework of religious exemptions in anti-discrimination legislation".
Swaab
The Family Court is will­ing to make orders for equal (or at least increased) time dur­ing a school hol­i­day peri­od.
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