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On the sixth day of Christmas... family celebrations didn't quite go to plan

Tuesday, December 02, 2014


What happens after parenting orders are made?

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

You have either negotiated an agreement for parenting of your children or you have come to the end of the long road of litigation and you now have legally binding parenting orders…PHEW you made it; everything will be fine now and things will settle down, right? Read More-->

On the Sixth Day of Christmas... how will the kids divide their time over Christmas between their separated parents

Thursday, December 05, 2013

The Festive Season has a major focus on children. However a separation can lead to difficulties in ensuring the kids spend time with both parents but also don’t get involved in any of the conflict or disputes which may also be going on between their parents. Read More-->

Divorce v Property Settlement v Parenting Orders – what’s the Difference?

Monday, May 28, 2012

One of the most common misconceptions when it comes to family law is that getting a divorce sorts out your property and parenting situation as well.  Unfortunately, it’s not that simple. Read More-->

Business or Revenge – Keeping your Perspective in Family Law Matters

Thursday, May 17, 2012


Understanding the role of mediation and negotiation in a family law matter

Thursday, May 10, 2012


Getting Ready to Leave (Part 2)

Thursday, March 01, 2012

Getting Ready to Leave (Part 1)

Monday, February 06, 2012

We regularly hear from our clients that they are ‘getting ready to leave’. The decision hasn’t yet been definitely made, but ‘things just aren’t working out’.  Read More-->

On the Sixth Day of Christmas... family celebrations didn't quite go to plan

Friday, December 16, 2011


Prenuptial Agreements – Asset Protection v Romance

Thursday, September 01, 2011

Since December 2000 couples contemplating marriage have been allowed to enter into a Binding Financial Agreement (BFA) before they marry to establish how their property will be divided if their marriage later broke down.  Read More-->