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Watkins Tapsell
School enrolment for young children is often in dispute in the family courts, in the context of parental responsibility.
Coleman Greig Lawyers
Financial Agreements, ('prenups'), must be arranged with care, fairness and without pressure, to avoid future challenges.
Coleman Greig Lawyers
These reforms will assist in family law cases where victims hesitate coming forward to report their partners or family.
Mellor Olsson Lawyers
Families with shared parenting arrangements have been asked to try to arrange contact without moving between houses.
Bartier Perry
Estate planning for blended families involves careful consideration of each family member's expectations and needs.
Cooper Grace Ward
If you gift money to your children and expect to be repaid, ensure the loan is properly documented and security taken.
Kells
Collaborative law practice helps separating couples resolve family breakdowns in a less stressful and cost effective way.
Kells
Wills are revoked by marriage, so you must update your will or your estate would be distributed by rules of intestacy.
Coleman Greig Lawyers
The court had to determine if it was reasonable to breach a parenting order to protect the child from risks of COVID-19.
Cooper Grace Ward
Whether a trust forms part of the property pool depends on the nature of a spouse's interest and their degree of control.
Coleman Greig Lawyers
Consent orders obtained on the basis of false information would justify a court order to vary or set aside those orders.
O'Sullivan Davies Lawyers
WA did not refer power to the Commonwealth with respect to de facto relationships and so the FCA (WA) still applies.
O'Sullivan Davies Lawyers
Case Guardians are required when a person cannot understand the nature or possible consequences of their family law case.
Adams & Partners Lawyers
BFAs are divided into several categories – those relating to marriages and those relating to de facto relationships.
Kells
Parental responsibility is not the same as spending equal time with the child.
Stacks Law Firm
The transgender daughter argued that the deceased owed her a moral duty to provide for her maintenance and support.
Coleman Greig Lawyers
The Court has a wide discretion in deciding occupation orders for separated couples who cannot share the family home.
Kells
Depending on the outcome of a paternity test, a court can make a conclusive declaration as to the child's parentage.
Mellor Olsson Lawyers
If there is no body, estate assets can remain frozen for years until a Court order declares the missing person dead.
Holding Redlich
This case is a reminder of the risk of a family provision claim, even when there is a surviving spouse and parent.
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