The breakdown of a relationship or marriage can be painful and financially stressful. Family Law can be confusing and it can be one of the most traumatic times in a person’s life. We are aware that some of these proceedings can often be traumatic and delicate, as such we propose a practical solution which is both suitable and informative for each individual and their circumstances.
We practice all aspects of Family and De Facto law including family, de-facto relationships and domestic matters from divorce, property settlement, child custody, contact to any complex family court proceedings.
You must satisfy the Court that the relationship has broken down irretrievably and a period of separation 12 months immediately before filing the application. You must satisfy at least one attribute that establishes that you regard Australia as home, and that you intend to live in Australia indefinitely, have lived whole life in Australia, are an Australian citizen or that you ordinarily live in Australia and have lived in Australia for the 12 months prior to the making of the application. The Court also needs to be satisfied that appropriate arrangements for any children are in place that at the time of application and that the children are being appropriately cared and provided for. You will need a marriage certificate or translated certificate.
De facto relationship
In the event of breakdown of de facto relationship, the laws relating to child custody, property settlement and spousal maintenance are important issues.
What are the issues the Court considers in assessing property settlement. What are the laws relating to division of property and other assets including superannuation. An application must usually be made within 12 months of your divorce becoming final.
The following questions must be considered:
- What are the issues the Court considers in assessing property settlement?
- What are the laws relating to division of property and other assets including superannuation?
An application must usually be made within 12 months of your divorce becoming final.
In making a particular parenting order, the court will regard the best interests of the child as the paramount consideration.
Wills / Probate / Estate Planning
We consider the individual financial situation when we provide advice to our client for Wills, Probate, execution of Wills and estate planning.
- Preparation of Wills
- Probate / Letters of Administration
- Execyition of Wills
- Estate Planning
Power of Attorney
- Power of Attorney
- Enduring Power of Attorney (financial)
- Enduring Power of Attorney (medical treatment)
- Enduring Power of Attorney (guardianship)