Custody – Divorce

Custody – Divorce

For many years’ parents have fought to have custody of their child after separation or divorce. As the law has evolved, the term “custody” fell out of use as it had connotations of ownership of the child.

What is a Power of Attorney

What is a Power of Attorney

A Power of Attorney is a legal document which gives authority to another person (known as the attorney) to make certain financial decisions and sign certain documents on behalf of the donor.

Powers of attorney can grant extremely wide and discretionary powers to the attorney.

Parenting Orders

Parenting Orders

You may be asking the question……How to Apply for a Parenting Order after I have separated?

You may also be asking ……. What Happens with the Children When you Separate?

Interim And Final Orders In The Federal Circuit Court

Interim And Final Orders In The Federal Circuit Court

If you do have a matter that ends up in the Federal Circuit Court or Family Court, you will have to specify the Orders you would like the Court to make before you get there. You cannot simply
go to Court and ask the Court to “fix” things for you. You have to tell the Court what it is that you want it to do and the orders you want it to make.

Superannuation Split

Superannuation Split

Oftentimes, an agreement for the division of property between spouses also involves the division of superannuation. This is because the significant assets in a marriage or a relationship are typically real property and superannuation.

What A Father Need To Know In A Parenting Dispute

What A Father Needs To Know In A Parenting Dispute

For a long time, it was almost expected that after a separation, the parents would fight over who got “custody” of the children, but changes were made to the law in 2006 to promote the idea of “equal shared parental responsibility”.