Family Law

Can you Throw Out your Ex’s Property?

When a couple separate it is usually the case that one party leaves the home and takes what they can fit in a suitcase. This leaves the other party with the remainder of their property. So, what can you do with your ex’s property, regardless of whether it is valuable or sentimental, can you legally …

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Family Law – FAQs

Q. Do I have to go to court to resolve my legal problem? No. A substantial amount of legal problems are resolved by agreement between the two parties prior to the commencement of court proceedings. The Court is a resource for parties to utilise to resolve legal problems if no agreement can be reached. Legal …

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De facto Relationships

A de facto relationship is defined by the Property (Relationships) Act 1984 (NSW) as a relationship between two persons: Who live together as a couple, and Who are not married to one another or related by family. In determining whether two persons are in a de facto relationship, all the circumstances of the relationship are …

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Divorce and You

A Divorce may be granted by the Federal Magistrates Court in the circumstances that an application has been made and you have been: Separated from your spouse for over 12 months prior to filing your application. The Court has jurisdiction to grant your divorce There are appropriate arrangements for any children under the age of …

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