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PRE-ACTION PROCEDURES & DISCLOSURE

Written by Jessica Popple Before commencing proceedings in any matter, parties are required to undertake several steps. These are known as “Pre-Action Procedures”. The Family Law Rules (Cth) 2004 provides that parties are required to make a genuine effort to resolve a...

ENDURING POWERS OF ATTORNEY

Written by Callum Lee Most people know having a Will is important but Wills only take effect once you pass away. So how can you protect yourself, your property, and your family while you are still alive, but may not be able to make your own decisions or carry out your...

“GASLIGHTING” – WHAT IS IT AND HOW TO RECOGNISE IT

Written by Michelle McDermott Gaslighting is a manipulation tactic used commonly by a person who emotionally abuses their partner. In essence, it is a form of psychological abuse where a person makes someone question their sanity, perception of reality or memories. It...

PROPERTY/FINANCIAL SETTLEMENT

Written by Michelle McDermott After the breakdown of a relationship, whether or not the parties are married or unmarried (de facto) there are “loose ends” to tidy up.  One of those loose ends is a property/financial settlement - a division of the assets,...

UPDATING YOUR WILL AFTER SEPARATION

Written by Michelle Richardson The last thing on your mind when going through separation is changing your Will.  Although this may be something on your ‘to do list’ and ‘can wait until later’, it is rather important in the scheme of things. You may be of the...

CHILDREN SPENDING TIME WITH THEIR GRANDPARENTS

Written by Michelle McDermott When parents separate, it is not only a child’s relationship with their parents that is impacted. The relationship that a child has with other family members is also impacted, including grandparents. What is commonly googled as...

2021 DOYLE’S GUIDE

We are excited to announce that the firm, along with our lawyers Pippa Colman & Sarah Quilliam, have been named in the highly ranked listings for the 2021 Doyle's Guide. The Doyle's Guide details solicitors practising within the areas of family law, matrimonial,...

QLD TASKFORCE 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...

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