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“Lawyers as Peacemakers”? Hmm. Is that in the science fiction section?
“Lawyers as Peacemakers”? Hmm. Is that in the science fiction section? No, but I can see why you’d be asking your Divorce lawyer that question. I was talking to someone about J Kim Wright’s book “Lawyers as Peacemakers”, when this question was asked. And yes, I get it. Most people aren’t used to hearing “lawyer” and “peace” in the same… Read more
Bouquet? Buttonhole? Pre-nup?
Bouquet? Buttonhole? Pre-nup? Should we have a pre-nup? You know how lawyers like to say, “That depends”, well that’s what I’m going to say in answer to this question. As well as, “Welcome to a very large club”. The desirability of having a pre-nup depends on your values, your age and stage, and on how you see the financial aspects… Read more
Divorce Applications and Proper Arrangements for Children
Divorce Applications and Proper Arrangements for Children In Australia, it is a requirement for Divorce that proper arrangements have been made for any children of the marriage. A Divorce Application asks questions about the living arrangements, health and education of the children. We could now do away with these questions. Recognition of the importance of children’s care and support in… Read more
Getting divorced? “Get a proper lawyer, my friends said”.
Getting divorced? “Get a proper lawyer, my friends said”. I agree with your friends! Definitely get a proper lawyer. I’m a collaborative lawyer, and I agree that if you are going to have a lawyer in your divorce, go for proper. A proper lawyer will: • listen to you • learn from you about how you and your ex have… Read more