Entries by Boldly_Admin

Duty of disclosure in property law proceedings

Under Rule 6.01 of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Family Law) Rules 2021, in all property settlement matters, both parties have a duty to provide full and frank disclosure.  However, what does the term “disclosure” really mean?  And what are your obligations to provide full and frank disclosure in your financial matter? […]

To Vax or Not to Vax

Navigating your parental obligations in relation to vaccinating your children against COVID-19 The onset of the COVID19 pandemic has presented an unparalleled global challenge to society, the economy and the public health sector.  The pandemic has also created a range of new challenges for separated families, causing an array of family law disputes to surface. […]

How do I work out my family law property settlement entitlements?

The breakdown of a marriage or de facto relationship can provoke intense disputes as to ownership, value and distribution of property.  As such, finalising property settlement is often a major step in helping separated couples move on with their lives. Do I have to go to Court to get a property settlement? The first question […]

Family Dispute Resolution: Ways to resolve your disputes faster and more cost effectively than going through court

No relationship breakup is ever easy, especially when the financial burden of separation or divorce can be so heavy on the parties involved.  On top of that, going to court to resolve your family law matters can be not only costly but also time consuming.  Sometimes, the court process can take up precious financial and […]

Navigating through separation and divorce: What you need to know

Going through any relationship breakup can be stressful and emotionally draining, especially if you have been married for a long time.  In Australia, there is an important distinction that must be made between “divorce” and “separation” that not many people may be aware of.  There are also different types of separation that effect the process […]

Co-parenting at Christmas – a Quick Guide for Separated Families

Christmas is considered a very special time of the year for many people around the world, but for some it can be a time of sadness and frustration.  Following a relationship breakdown, Christmas may seem like a daunting time, particularly when parenting children across separate households. Where both parents are willing and able and there […]