Spending time with your kids this Christmas Holidays?

Spending time with your kids this Christmas Holidays?

Divorce, Family Law
Spending time with your kids this Christmas Holidays? This Christmas will be a little different to what we are normally used to. With COVID-19 affecting visitations and border restrictions reducing travel, families may find it difficult to host their usual Christmas get togethers with the ones they love. Tensions can…
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Your Children and Family Law

Your Children and Family Law

Divorce, Family Law, Separation
Your Children and Family Law  Clients often ask us what the most likely result will be as they enter into post separation parenting  negotiations and/or Court action. It is our experience, and reflected industry wide, that about two-thirds of cases dealing with the care of children aged 14 years and…
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Family Law and Property Settlement

Family Law and Property Settlement

Divorce, Family Law, Separation
Family Law and Property Settlement It appears there is a common misconception throughout the Upper Hunter that Family Law Property Settlements in which one spouse is employed in the mining industry and the other is not must result in a net asset percentage split that is unfavourable to the spouse…
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Divorce Explained For De Facto Partners

Divorce Explained For De Facto Partners

Divorce, Family Law, Separation
‘Divorce’ explained for de facto partners Unlike married couples, de facto partners cannot apply for a divorce when their relationship breaks down. Their property affairs and arrangements for the future care of their children however may be finalised by agreement, with the assistance of their legal advisors or, if necessary…
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Understanding Child Support

Understanding Child Support

Divorce, Family Law
Family law principles recognise that both parents of a child should be financially responsible for his or her care, regardless of the parents’ marital status, past or present relationships or involvement in the child’s life. The child support scheme in Australia is regulated through various laws and administered by the…
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