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11 Apr 2019

The role of the family lawyer 

When there is a relationship breakup issues inevitably arise around the care of children, division of property, child support and spousal maintenance.

These issues are best agreed, and if agreed can be recorded in written agreements with th...

11 Apr 2019

In some families property is held in a Trust. When a relationship breaks up the issue is then how the entitlements of the partners should be resolved in the changed circumstances.

It is increasingly common for the family home to be trust property, and sometimes business...

11 Apr 2019

The Property (Relationships) Act 1976 applies to division of relationship property, unless the partners have agreed otherwise.  Such an agreement has to be a valid written Agreement made pursuant to the Act. 

These Agreements are Pre-nup Agreements, but they do not...

17 Oct 2017

When you separate, your children should be your priority and it is important to organise parenting arrangements as soon as possible.

17 Oct 2017

Clarity about separation can be important for a number of reasons including for the valuation of property and to obtain a dissolution of marriage.

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