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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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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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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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What happens if my partner and I reconcile after final orders for property were made by the Court?

What happens if my partner and I reconcile after having final orders for property made by the Court?

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Can a family lawyer save Barnaby Joyce?

In February 2018 the Daily Telegraph newspaper announced that Barnaby Joyce was expecting a baby with his former staffer Ms Vikki Campion. This followed the announcement by Mr...

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