Many women, from different backgrounds can all suffer Trauma from an abusive partner.  It can be emotional, physical or financial stress and trauma. Going through a Family Law settlement can give a traumatised woman the foundation upon which to heal and live a wonderful life.  It is so important to get the settlement agreement written…

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There are various ways that women can get more than just a percentage or dollar amount from a settlement. The law allows for various possible settlements.  1 such way is to accept a certain amount of superannuation from your former partner, which would allow the woman to keep the house.  The banks/lenders policies must be…

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It’s been said that separating from a partner is like losing someone.  For others separations is breaking free of abuse and trauma of many years.  Those feelings need to be understood and considered when negotiating a property settlement, and when negotiating when the children will see their parents. When negotiating a Property Settlement, your solicitor…

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After you have separated and your relationship is finished, you need to divide the all assets (property), liabilities, and superannuation and the best way to do this is through an agreement which gets registered at court. That agreement will be called “Consent Orders” and there will be another document called “application for consent orders”. If…

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If you’ve been together for more than 2 years then you will be in a defacto relationship.  You don’t necessarily have to have been living with each other the entire time.  There are a number of things to be looked at.  There’s not always a “black and white” case to say when there is or…

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That’s ok. We are affordable family lawyers.  Our Low Fee or Reasonable legal fee policy will ensure you can have a great solicitor working for you without having to worry about the cost.  We know that many people won’t have money until their Family Law matter is finished.  There are ways to be able to…

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Ensure your solicitor has years of experience in the area of law you need advice about. Get a written agreement from the solicitor about exactly what they will be doing for you, and how much it will cost, and how they calculate the legal costs. Find out what your options are if you object to…

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Going to court is very emotionally demanding, and if you get cross examined, it’s even worse.  The Court system is strange and appears to people to favour one side over the other. The best way to protect yourself from this is to not go to court.  This isn’t always easy and you need a Family…

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From the time you first see your solicitor you need to be organised.  Having all your financial information with you when you first see a Divorce Lawyer could save you thousands of dollars. I put the financial information into an understandable and easy to follow spreadsheet,  You can see your best and worst possible results.…

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