What about the fur babies? Relationship breakdowns are one of the hardest things any person can go through. We know that this can be even more challenging when there are children involved. But little focus is often given to the family’s animals and where they fit in from the outset. For many, “fur babies”/the family’s […]
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In modern society, families are increasingly reliant on the significant care and support that grandparents provide to their grandchildren to allow parents to work and provide for their own family. While it’s hoped that a separation will not affect grandparent’s relationships with their grandchildren, this is quite often not the case. Have you been stopped […]
Whether it’s on an American TV sitcom, or in a Kanye West song, we’ve all heard the term “Pre-nup”. But what does this mean? And how do they work in Australia? Can they be used outside of contemplating a walk down the aisle? On this side of the globe, we have Financial Agreements. This is […]
When a couple separates, it can be all too tempting to just make a quick and informal agreement about property to move forward as early as possible, away from the anguish surrounding the relationship breakdown. What many people don’t know is that informal agreements dividing assets are not necessarily enforceable. When there is no enforceable […]
Whether it has been your decision or the decision made by your partner, the road stretches out at the time of separation and forks off in several directions. Emotions can run at an all-time high and this can sometimes cloud those first crucial decisions that are made. In more severe cases, people make decisions which […]
Obtaining final parenting Orders is often at the end of a long process for many people which can be emotionally and financially draining. When the other parent starts breaching those Orders, it can be a huge source of further frustration, worry and headache. When parenting orders are made by the Court, whether by consent or […]
There are far better things in life to put your hard earned money towards than unnecessarily high legal costs. We have had too many clients who have been up the river and back with high legal fees that have gotten them virtually nowhere but disenchanted with the legal process and family law in general. We […]
The phrase ‘equal shared parental responsibility’ is one that can be easily misunderstood to have the same meaning as ‘equal time with the children’. It is not unusual for parents or individuals with children that are subject to parenting matters before the Court to hear this phrase and sometimes be confused. As such, it is […]
Here in south-east Queensland, actor Johnny Depp and his wife Amber Heard have been in the news for a number of reasons. Firstly, for the couple’s reported failure to declare their two dogs Pistol and Boo to Australian immigration authorities when they arrived at the Gold Coast and, more recently, following the breakdown of their […]