Mondaq Australia: Family and Matrimonial
Stacks Law Firm
In Australia, divorce, property settlements and arrangements for children involve completely different court applications.
HHG Legal Group
The Court's discretion to decide not to go ahead with issuing a Family Violence Restraining Order is much more limited now.
Coleman Greig Lawyers
This 1st blog of 3 discusses same-sex marriage laws, and how they are set to affect proceedings within the Family Court.
Coleman Greig Lawyers
Cryptocurrency assets must be considered in the duty to provide full and frank disclosure in family law matters.
Holding Redlich
The scheme aims a more simplified, collaborative and integrated information-sharing system to protect Victorian children.
Kott Gunning
In general, no items should be sold, encumbered, damaged or disposed of until family property matters are resolved.
Coleman Greig Lawyers
The Family Court is a discretionary jurisdiction and ultimately will aim to protect the best interest of the children.
Stacks Law Firm
Article discusses case in which former spouse made a claim on the estate of her late ex-husband 25 years after separation.
Cooper Grace Ward
Family lawyers can provide an understanding about separation, your available options and ways to resolve any disputes.
Kott Gunning
Soon all Australian couples experiencing separation will be able to split their superannuation in property settlement matters. .
HHG Legal Group
Without the right will, your home, business or investments may end up in the wrong hands or be the subject of a dispute.
Stacks Law Firm
This article discusses divorce as compared to property settlement and includes requirements, timing and the application process. .
Colin Biggers & Paisley
A poorly prepared will can result in additional cost to the estate.
Coleman Greig Lawyers
The duty of candour and frankness was characterised in this case, and extends both to the parties and to the lawyers.
Coleman Greig Lawyers
If there could be conflict between co-executors, consider ensuring that the Will gives the solicitor the casting vote.
Colin Biggers & Paisley
Most people do not think about an estate after death, until they deal with the death of a loved one or act as executor.
Coleman Greig Lawyers
Conflict between executors can result in administration delays, increased costs and stress to all interested parties.
Coleman Greig Lawyers
Just because one party has provided the cash, does not mean they can necessarily retrieve it through legal proceedings.
Coleman Greig Lawyers
The changes have been introduced to make the rules consistent with the recent changes to the child support legislation.
Swaab Attorneys
A company power of attorney authorises a person/s to act on behalf of a company and sign certain documents on its behalf.
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Surry Partners
Parents should document any funding arrangement of a family property purchase, to avoid the risk of a costly dispute.
Cooper Grace Ward
Estate planning practices could have significant consequences for resource compensation and conduct agreements (CCAs).
HHG Legal Group
Circumstances surrounding the entry into pre-nuptial agreements are considered when assessing their validity.
Stacks Law Firm
Creditor sues for money received by bankrupt from his late mother's superannuation fund.
Kemp Strang Lawyers
This case should provide comfort to parents or other parties who consider assisting individuals to purchase a property.
Carroll & O'Dea
This article focuses on some information provision issues addressed in the new ethical guidelines on the use of ART.
Stacks Law Firm
You might want to help your children or grandchildren now, rather than leaving them your assets later, in your will.
Cooper Grace Ward
If recently separated, the most important but the trickiest of your goals must be: Do not fight in front of the children.
Stacks Law Firm
Article discusses case in which former spouse made a claim on the estate of her late ex-husband 25 years after separation.
Carroll & O'Dea
A family provision claim is where a party applies to the court for a portion or a larger portion of a deceased's estate.
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