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When social isolation becomes dangerous: Domestic Violence during COVID-19

As lockdowns and restrictions start to amass around the world, so too does the risk to women in violent relationships. The restricted living arrangements, financial stress and...

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Parenting orders during COVID-19

Recent Australian Government announcements surrounding COVID-19, and the topic of social distancing during the outbreak has left parents conflicted between breaching parenting...

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To caveat or not to caveat

A caveat is a way that a party can give notice of their interest in a property on the certificate of title. In South Australia there are two types of caveats, property and...

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Marriage and Divorce: Australian trends

The marriage and divorce trends discussed in this blog allow us to better understand where there has been a shift, and whether it may affect you.

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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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Infidelity in Family Law: do cheaters pay more in a property settlement?

Separation is tough at the best of times, but can be even more emotional and messy when another party gets involved. The court is not concerned with infidelity or whether this was...

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Is property acquired post separation included in property settlement disputes?

Separating parties often take lengthy periods to attempt to resolve property settlement disputes. Significant problems can arise when people fail to formalise arrangements for...

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New child abduction laws in parenting cases

A recent amendment to the Family Law Act 1975 means that a parent who abducts their child internationally could be imprisoned for up to 3 years.

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Division of assets in short relationships – a proverbial ‘Wrecking Ball’

The separation of celebrity super-couple Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth has flooded the news in the last few weeks. The pair will likely need to divide their assets. This blog...

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