Author: brisbanefamilylawyer

The principals in the legislation QLD are summarised as follows: “The law will take the view that parenting is a responsibility which should be shared and, in most cases, parents will... Read More

No one enters a marriage thinking it’s going to end in divorce one day, but unfortunately, marriages do break down and people go their separate ways. In fact, statistics show... Read More

What is an extended family in Australia? An Extended family is a type of familial relationship that is larger than the nuclear family. This type of familial relationship is typically made... Read More

Bankruptcy Act 1996 and Family Law Act 1975 – AustLII and Divorce Loopholes Under the bankruptcy act 1966 law, creditors are unable to claim against a person’s estate if that person... Read More

Australian divorce law property settlement, How Your Ex Can End Up With Your Estate? “Australian divorce law property settlement“, says A breakdown of a relationship can be one of the hardest... Read More

What to do if you are considering Separation? A separation in your family. What does it mean for you? Have you clearly thought it through? This could be one of the most traumatic... Read More

Joint Collaborative Mediation with a collaborative trained solicitor and psychologist I am an Accredited Family Law Specialist. Over the many years that I have been in practice I have been... Read More

Are binding financial agreements help to improve Relations between two Parties in Australia? The answer is yes! Well if they are done properly anyway. It is a common misconception that Binding... Read More

For children born or adopted in Queensland, parents may change their child’s first name once before the child turns one (1) and parents may change their child’s family name no... Read More

Traveling with a child overseas is usually a decision for both parents to make, if they share parental responsibility for the child or if there are Court Orders in place.... Read More