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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
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