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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
Turning your Divorce Settlement into Dust
Turning your Divorce Settlement into Dust “Who do you believe about what is a fair property settlement?” Henry says this was one of the hardest things he had to decide when he got divorced. He got lots of advice, as you probably have too, if you’ve been separated. Henry saw a couple of lawyers in the early days of his… Read more
Why we don’t talk about “Child Custody” in Australia, and how it matters.
Why we don’t talk about “Child Custody” in Australia, and how it matters. If the idea of “custody” reminds you of jail, prisoners or ownership, you’re not alone. If you feel that it’s an uncomfortable word to use about children, so did many other people, and that’s why officially we don’t use “custody” in the context of Australian Family Law… Read more