Is It Mandatory To Move Out When Separated From Your Spouse?

1 June 2020
 Categories: Law, Blog

In Australia, you cannot initiate divorce proceedings until you have been separated from your spouse for at least a year. Thus, the first step to dissolving your marriage would be cutting marital ties with your partner. A misconception that some people have is that they will need to move out of the marital home for their separation to be in effect but this is untrue. You may be surprised to learn that many couples maintain their living arrangements during a separation! Read More 

3 Great Reasons Why Should Hire A Family Law Solicitor

24 October 2019
 Categories: Law, Blog

A family is the central unit of society. All people wish to have a peaceful union in their families, although this is not always the case. Sometimes, problems arise which need immediate solutions, and that is where the need to have a family law solicitor comes in.  A family law attorney helps in child support, divorce, child visitation, spousal guardianships and other issues relating to family matters. If you do not have a family law solicitor, here are compelling reasons why you should hire one. Read More 

Why Property Settlement Day Is Now Less Daunting

31 December 2018
 Categories: Law, Blog

Some industries have been a little slower than others in trying to embrace the digital revolution. Yet, in the past few years, the real estate business has finally signed onto the virtual world, as lawmakers sought to streamline the process involved in buying and selling a property. Up until this time, it was felt to be too much of a "risk" to engage in anything other than a face-to-face transaction, but today there are techniques in place to remove that last objection. Read More 

How to Fight a Charge of Resisting Arrest

30 July 2018
 Categories: Law, Blog

Most people want to go through life without too much drama, as everything is so much easier if it is predictable. Yet sometimes circumstances beyond your control can lead to an unpredictable outcome and potentially traumatic events. Imagine what would happen if you were arrested in connection with a particular crime and had absolutely nothing to do with it. Would you protest your innocence loudly and risk being charged with resisting arrest? Read More 

How Property Can Be Divided after a De Facto Relationship Breaks down

29 May 2018
 Categories: Law, Blog

Nobody ever expects a relationship to break down when they first enter into it, but sadly it's all too common in the world today. Sometimes, these breakdowns happen after many years of being together, and this can create several layers of complexity due to the "intermingling" of assets between the parties. If you're in this unfortunate position and are now looking to try and segregate everything, what do you need to know about the legal requirements? Read More