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QLD TASKFORSE TO INVESTIGATE COERCIVE CONTROL LAWS

Written by Declan Notley The Queensland Government has recently announced plans to create an independent taskforce to consult on potential “coercive control” legislation. Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said the taskforce would be chaired by Justice Margaret McMurdo,...

FAMILY COURT COVID-19 LIST AND VACCINATIONS

Written by Jessica Popple In April 2020, the Honourable Chief Justice, Will Alstergren, announced that the Family Court of Australia and Federal Circuit Court of Australia would introduce a specialised Covid-19 List, to help families impacted by the pandemic. Since...

PRIORITY PROPERTY POOLS UNDER $500,000

Written by Hannah McSharer Earlier this year, The Honourable Justice William Alstergren issued a practice direction for the Priority Property Pool under $500,000 Case (PPP500). The PPP500 initiative hopes to achieve just, efficient, and timely resolutions for specific...

WHAT IS THE DISCRETE PROPERTY LIST?

Written by Jessica Popple The Discrete Property List will only deal with applications that are seeking only property Orders. If a party files an application in a case or a response seeking parenting Orders, the matter will be removed out of the list. Discrete Property...

SPLITTING UK PENSION FUNDS

Written by Michelle McDermott Calling all those English ex-pats or those Australians who have lived and worked in the UK. At the moment a couple living and divorcing in Australia but with a UK pension (superannuation) can share that pension.  But not necessarily from...

AVOIDING THE ‘EXPERTS’

Written by Michelle McDermott It is a simple matter of fact that many relationships, whether married or de facto, heterosexual or same-sex, will result in a separation or divorce. There are few of us who do not know someone, be it oneself, a family member or close...

THE LIGHTHOUSE PROJECT

Written by Michelle McDermott The Lighthouse Project is a pilot program for parenting matters being rolled out in Brisbane (and other) Registry of the Family Court of Australia and the Federal Circuit Court of Australia. When an Application or Response seeking only...

WHAT CONSTITUTES SEPARATION?

Written by Declan Notley Determining an accurate separation date is an essential step in a de facto property settlement. Did separation occur when you or your former spouse moved out of the house or is it possible to be separated whilst  continuing to live in the same...

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