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What to expect on your first court date in the Family Court

The prospect of the first court date can be very daunting, especially to those who have never otherwise been to court before. Many questions may be running through your mind, so...

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We are separating – what happens to our dog?

In today’s society, our dogs and cats are often more than just pets and are considered part of the family. Therefore a common question that arises once a couple separate is, ‘who...

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LGBTIQ+

Gender Dysphoria, Children and the Family Court

Over the past decade, there has been a growing trend of applications to the Family Court of Australia for the authorisation of medical treatment of children who have been...

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10 tips to save you time, money and emotion during a separation and divorce

This blog outlines our top 10 tips to save you time, money and emotion when dealing with a recent separation and divorce.

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Protecting your interest: lodging a caveat on your ex partner's property

After a separation, you may want to protect any interest you have in your ex-partner’s property. A caveat is a way that you can record your interest in that property on the...

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Chronology of marriage equality and social rights in Australia

The past decade alone has seen significant changes in laws surrounding treatment and discrimination of the LGBTIQ+ community. This blog outlines the timeline of marriage equality...

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Trials by technology in family law - the traditional vs virtual courtroom

The courts are now conducting hearings in family law matters as a result of the COVID-19 restrictions. In this blog, we discuss whether clients are put at a disadvantage if their...

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Coronavirus

Family law property settlements and COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a drastic impact on the everyday lives of people all over the world. In the sphere of Family Law, the financial impact must be recognised as a factor...

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What does South Australia easing COVID-19 restrictions mean for your family law matter?

In regard to the practice of family law by our firm during the pandemic, it has mostly been business as usual with slight changes including some of our staff working remotely,...

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