Family Law Blog

Why get a prenup?

So you’re not a celebrity power couple like Beyoncé and Jay-Z or a billionaire on his third marriage like Rupert Murdoch, but you and your partner are getting divorced. So… do you have a prenup? Not married? Perhaps you…

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Secrets To An Amicable Divorce

It’s no secret, divorce is rarely easy. However if you can find a way to positively navigate through your divorce as amicably as possible, you will undoubtedly save yourself a lot of stress, heartache, time and money. Here…

Australia… this is not an Exam, you can copy New Zealand!

New Zealand has finished 13th in the global marathon to legalise gay marriage. But while many of our New Zealand cousins are celebrating their victory, Australia seems to have stopped at a rest area on the side of…

Families Beware of Facebook Despair

My mother told me a lot of things growing up, but I always remembered the day she told me that the first rule of law was to “never write anything down.” She meant this of course to be…

Divorce after 50

Collaborative Divorce Proves that Breaking Up Doesn’t Have to Be Hard to Do Divorce after 50 calls for creative problem solving utilizing collaborative family law. Linda Piff, the pioneer of collaborative law in New Jersey says, “Divorce after…

RELOCATION, RELOCATION, INTERNATIONAL RELOCATION

The recent case of the four “missing” girls has been the focus of attention in the news headlines. The case isn’t about children being returned to Italy to live with their father against their wishes and in defiance…

4 Ways People Sabotage Their Breakups

The following article by Jill P. Weber Ph.D. is an interesting look at how some people may sabotage the end of their relationship and how that can impact them during and after the separation. 4 Ways People Sabotage Their Breakups…