Family Law Blog

Confidence and knowledge key for women facing divorce

This article by Mark Bouris first appeared on theage.com.au on April 24 May, 2015. “There are more than 50,000 divorces each year in Australia. It’s an emotional and disruptive time for both men and women and separating spouses can…

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Top Secrets To A Successful Marriage

Part in parcel of being a Family Law firm is that we often are discussing and focused on separation, divorce and how the family unit can best legally, emotionally and logistically handle changes in the family dynamics during…

Telling Your Spouse You Want A Divorce

Broaching the subject of divorce with your spouse is without doubt a delicate conversation. Most of us don’t want to devastate our partners, nor do we want to trigger an all-out war. The following tips look at things…

Is Mediation An Effective Solution For Your Divorce?

Traditionally, the process of divorce can be a long, painful and a costly endeavour, however there are other options divorcing couples can choose that may be more appropriate to their needs, like mediation. Family Law Mediation is a…

How To Achieve An Amicable Divorce

Divorce is hard to do, it comes with expected and unexpected challenges that can be hard to navigate. The main goal for most divorcing couples is to successfully get through the divorce as quickly and amicably as possible….

Keeping your kids safe during separation & divorce

Adele Horin’s article “Parental ‘poison’ of kids on rise” in the Age on 6 February 2012 claims a study has found that warring parents in Family Court disputes are claiming former partners are poisoning their children against each…

A Peaceful Divorce

The following article was written by Resolve Conflict graduate lawyer Ellen Gutman BA, LLM ( JD) and was first published on Jewish online publication, Galus Australis. The Hebrew term for Collaborative Practice is ‘Lehitgaresh beshalom’ – to divorce…