Family Law Blog

Save up for your divorce or save your money

The average Australian wedding costs $48,296 according to the 2011 ‘Cost of Love’ survey by Bride to be magazine. As I sat sipping champagne at my friends ‘above average’ wedding, I wondered if all happy couples entering into…

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What is Surrogacy? How does the law work in Australia?

Surrogacy laws have become a matter of great contention following the news of baby Gammy, one of two twins conceived by Australian parents, who was left in the care of his Thai surrogate mother and suffering from Down…

Collaborative divorce can ease emotional, economic stress

This article by Deborah Nason first appeared on CNBC.com on Friday 2 May, 2014.   Divorce will never be a walk in the park, but it doesn’t have to be a traumatic process, either. So say practitioners of…

How to Divorce As Peacefully As Possible

No divorce is sweet and rarely is it as amicable as hoped for. Many losses are experienced when ending a relationship, such as the loss of a home, security, finances, comfort, intimacy, etc., just to name a few….

We don’t need a property settlement: famous last words

If you and your former partner have owned property together, it is very important that you get advice from a family law solicitor about how to separate and finalise any property that you have with a legal property…

Marriage, Divorce and Wills: What You Need To Know

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