When Should I Apply for a Divorce?

In Australia, we have a concept called “No-fault divorce”. You do not need a reason to divorce your spouse. The only ground for divorce is that the marriage has broken down irretrievably. The Court requires this to be demonstrated by a separation of at least 12 months. It is immaterial if the parties remain living...

How Much Does It Cost to Get A Divorce?

Divorce applications can be an expensive exercise. The Family Court and Federal Circuit Court fees to file a divorce application at the time of writing this blog are $910.00. For many people, this cost can be a barrier to applying for divorce. The courts however may offer a discounted fee under certain conditions.

How Long Does A Divorce Take?

In comparison to many legal jurisdictions around the world, Australia has a relatively simply process for getting divorced. For most applications, you will not even need to appear in person for the divorce to be granted.

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