Family Law Blog

What are the real costs of separating?

A recent article “Lifting the veil on the true cost of saying I do” in The Age on claims that current statistics show that the average spend on today’s wedding is up to $35,000 and nowadays most couples…

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Same sex marriage

Same sex, or gay marriage has been a topic of discussion by Australians for many years. The recent dinner hosted by the Prime Minister has once again highlighted the issue and the fact that where other countries such…

Living between two houses – tips for co-parenting your children

  At Resolve Conflict Family Lawyers and Mediators our focus is always on the children and finding divorce solutions that keep their welfare front and centre. Coping with parenting when your children are split between two households and…

Who’ll get the super money if you break-up?

The following article by AMP is a comprehensive look at how to sort out your super to stay on track with your financial goals when your relationship has broken down.   The end of a relationship may be something…

Children and Divorce : Effective Tips for Parents

For families, divorce is always something that couples approach with trepidation even when the desire to part ways is strong. Parents naturally worry about their children and lament the breakup of their family. Yet divorce is frequently inevitable…

Separation & Children: The legalities all parents should know

  With separation comes an opportunity for change, a perfect chance to call a new place home. That new home could be a different suburb, state or even country. When children are involved the separation process becomes more…

Amendments to the Family Law Act

On 7 December 2011 new amendments to the Family Law Act were passed. The new legislation commences on 7 June 2012. The amendments include an updated definition of family violence to include violent, threatening or other behavior by…