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(1800) 217 217 Free case consultation

Brisbane Family Law Blog

What Happens With Debts During a Separation or Divorce?

Are debts shared in the case of a divorce? It’s a natural question often asked when people are thinking of separating or are actually going through the separation process and...

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By Aylward Game Sep 18, 2018 Courts

Getting a Divorce? 5 Tips On Telling the Kids

Getting divorced is tough enough in so many ways, but it’s made infinitely harder when children are involved. How do you announce to the kids that Mum and Dad are...

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By Aylward Game Sep 11, 2018 CHILD SAFETY

A New Approach To Nesting In Family Law

As with many developments in the different ways to approach the resolution of family law matters, a new approach to managing post-separation parenting arrangements is emerging from North America. Collaborative...

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By Aylward Game Aug 1, 2018 CHILD SAFETY

How To Step Up: Application to adopt a stepchild or transfer parental responsibility; which is best for you?

We have been asked a number of times about adoption of children by step-parents. This is an area where the state and federal jurisdictions intersect, and the process can vary...

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By Aylward Game Jul 20, 2018 CHILD SAFETY

I had an affair – can I get divorced now?

It has long been the case that fault or behaviour on the part of either person is not relevant to the granting of a Divorce in Australia. There is one...

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By Aylward Game Jul 5, 2018 Divorce

Who’s your daddy? DNA testing in Court

The question of a child’s paternity is a matter that commonly arises in Family Law disputes. While a simple DNA test can shed light on the identity of a child’s...

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By Aylward Game Jul 2, 2018 CHILD SAFETY

Merge of FCC and Family Court

FEDERAL GOVERNMENT ANNOUNCEMENT OPENS THE DOOR TO REDUCED DELAYS IN THE AUSTRALIAN FAMILY LAW SYSTEM The Federal Government announced earlier today that the Federal Circuit Court of Australia and Family...

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By Aylward Game May 30, 2018 Family Law Blog

What Is a Prenuptial Agreement and Is It Legally Binding?

Did you know that currently, some 30% of Australian marriages end in divorce? That’s a pretty scary statistic, but that’s the reality. When people get married they don’t go into...

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By Aylward Game May 18, 2018 Divorce

Why Mediation Is a Far Better Option Than Going To Court

Mediation is all about trying to reach a resolution between two opposing parties without the need to take the matter to court. There can be many circumstances in life where...

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By Aylward Game May 16, 2018 Courts

What Could Happen If A Party Does Not Comply Or Ignore The Fundamental Principles Set Out In The Family Law Act?

Q: WHAT COULD HAPPEN IF A PARTY DOES NOT COMPLY OR IGNORE THE FUNDAMENTAL PRINCIPLES SET OUT IN THE FAMILY LAW ACT? This creates a great deal of financial and...

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By Aylward Game Apr 26, 2018 Family Law Blog