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Domestic Violence Lawyers

Domestic Violence and Family Violence When it comes to Domestic Violence and Family Violence, our team of lawyers provide practical and useful legal advice to achieve the best outcome under the circumstances and represent both Applicants and Respondents in the ...
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Consent Order

Consent Order and the Miscarriage of Justice What is a consent order? A consent order is a court-approved written agreement between a couple who has separated. This type of order is applicable when both parties do not need the Court’s ...
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Prenuptial Agreements

Getting a Prenuptial Agreement in Australia A prenuptial agreement in Australia is a financial agreement under the Family Law Act 1975.  A prenuptial agreement allows you and your fiancé, or soon to be spouse the ability to determine what will happen to ...
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Financial Agreement: Is It Right For You?

The Ins and Outs of a Financial Agreement What is a financial agreement? A financial agreement is a contract between two parties about how the property, financial resources, and superannuation should be shared out between the parties after the relationship ...
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Family Law Financial Matters

Financial Matters Before, During or After Marriage When two people get married, or they have lived together for at least two years or they have made contributions to the relationship then they will begin to accumulate property rights in that ...
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Obtaining a Decree of Nullity

Applying for a Decree of Nullity A decree of nullity is an order granted by the Family Court for cases where there is no legal marriage between two parties, even though a wedding ceremony may have occurred.  The Marriage Act 1961 (Cth) ...
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Intervention Order Matters

A Short Guide to Intervention Order Domestic violence and personal safety laws have the purpose of keeping adults and children safe from family violence and people safe from prohibited behaviour, to prevent and reduce family violence and prohibited behaviour as ...
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Parenting, Child Access and Custody Rights

Parenting and Responsibilities After separation, many parents find themselves in a transitional period of parenting, faced with new questions about their rights and the unfamiliarity of parenting whilst separated.  These changes often lead to questions about where the children should ...
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Property Settlement – Rights and Entitlement

Understanding Property Settlement Property settlement occurs when parties have separated and they wish to divide their property, liabilities, and financial resources between them. There are three pathways in which a legal property settlement can be completed in Australia. Entitlement to Property ...
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To-Do List After Separation

So you are separating? It is important to recognise that separation is a big life event. You are separated when you and your partner are no longer living together or having a shared life together. There could be some difficulties ahead ...
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