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Family Law and how to see your children at Christmas

We’ve separated. How can I get to see my children at Christmas?

It is really common to see separated parents in dispute about the arrangements for children over Christmas; whether it be Christmas Day, school holiday time or taking the children...

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Family Law and separation

Christmas often sees a spike in separations – think before you act in haste

Sadly, while the Christmas period is supposed to be a time for families to get away from work or school and enjoy the holiday season together, it’s also a time when the family...

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Who can make Family Law applications concerning children?

Can you only issue proceedings in children’s matters if you are a biological parent?

Commonly people believe that only a biological parent or grandparent is allowed to institute legal proceedings in Family Law in relation to a child. This is incorrect.

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High Court Thorne v Kennedy

Recent High Court decision and the value of Pre-Nups

Is it worth having a Pre-Nup; referred to as Binding Financial Agreement in Australia?

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Who pays the fees in a Family Law matter

My ex-partner has filed Family Court proceedings and is forcing me to go to court. Can I make him pay my legal costs?

In Family Law matters the general principle is that each party is required to pay their own legal costs regardless of whether they “win” or “lose”.

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Can I be declared the father of a child without a parentage test?

Can I be declared the father of a child without a parentage test?

Florence and Matty were in a de facto relationship that ended badly. But Florence was pregnant when Matty left. He is now denying he is the father of the child.

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How can I settle my family law dispute without going to court?

How can I settle my family law dispute without going to court?

At Andersons we strive to settle our clients’ family law disputes without going to court.

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Strict time limits apply to applications for parenting orders to be dealt with before Christmas 2017.

Strict time limits apply to applications for Parenting Orders to be dealt with before Christmas 2017.

The cut-off date for applications in time for Christmas this year is 4.00 pm on Friday 10 November 2017.

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Got home tonight and my ex has taken all the furniture

Got home tonight and my ex has taken all the furniture

This is for all the Mad Men fans out there. Do you remember episode 9, season 7?

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