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When Pets Come Between Partners

When Pets Come Between Partners

Do you have a fur baby that you are concerned about in the context of a dispute following a separation? Although there is a clear framework under the Family Law Act (Cth) for deciding what arrangements are in the best interests of children after a separation, this...
Does My Separation Affect My Will?

Does My Separation Affect My Will?

A common misunderstanding that many clients have is that separating from a partner, or the process of a family law property settlement will automatically revoke a Will, when in fact a separation from a partner will only revoke a Will when divorce is finalised.  In...
Family Law, Separation and IVF

Family Law, Separation and IVF

In vitro fertilisation or IVF is an increasingly common method that people in Australia are using to assist them with having a family. In 2017, almost 75,000 IVF cycles were recorded in Australian clinics, up from 52,000 in 2007. In 2017, one in 21 women (or...
Family Law and the Bank of Mum and Dad

Family Law and the Bank of Mum and Dad

It’s common for modern entrants into the property market to have had some assistance getting there. You might have heard of the term ‘the Bank of Mum and Dad’ to refer to when parents or family members have assisted someone in helping with a deposit on a property. But...