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Finding hidden assets in Family Law matters

What happens with one party tries to maximize what they get out of their property settlement by trying to keep some of their assets separate or hidden?

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Can I do my divorce and property settlement online and without a lawyer?

The real question is: is an online settlement the best way of navigating the situation for you and your family?

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My ex is not participating in property settlement negotiations

When your ex is being difficult in property settlement scenarios, what are your options to ensure a resolution is met?

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Will my “future needs” be considered in my Family Law property settlement?

Following separation, it is not uncommon for one party to be in a very different position than the other. This can be due to a range of factors which include differences in income...

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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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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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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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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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How do I keep a caveat on my ex partner’s property?

In an earlier blog post, we discussed the question of whether to caveat or not to caveat. In second blog of our caveat series, we will discuss how to keep a caveat on an ex...

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