Brisbane Family Lawyers
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Level 4, 183 Wickham Terrace, Brisbane QLD 4001
(1800) 217 217 Free case consultation

Brisbane Family Law Blog

The Court Process

Often when two people separate, one of them will come to see us and seek legal advice and may be looking to make an application to the court. If things...

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Shared Parental Responsibility

The Family law act describes that parents are to make the major decision in relation to children together (once they’ve been separated). So the major long-term decision, such as health...

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Husband Murders Wife For Property Settlement & Gets Just Settlement

Court’s interesting approach to property settlement after husband murders wife The Family Court of Australia has delivered judgment in Family Law property settlement proceedings brought by a wife who was...

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By Aylward Game Dec 5, 2017 De Facto

What is Legal Separation?

When two people separate, it’s often difficult to decide what to do and to decide whether or not to go and see a solicitor. Because people are concerned with the...

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Limits of hair follicle drug testing in Family Law proceedings

Drug use by a parent is often alleged in Family Law parenting proceedings, typically in the context of one parent calling into question the ability of the other parent to...

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By Aylward Game Nov 29, 2017 CHILD SAFETY

The Critical Importance Of Having A Will

The whole area of succession law in Australia is still dealt with by State Legislation and there are therefore variations in the arrangements and laws between the different states. Victoria...

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Financial Settlements in Family Law

Law in a minute: Financial Settlements When two people separate (after a very long relationship), financial issues can become problematic. Because there is stress involved with the separation itself, and...

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Unsent Text Message Found to be a Valid Will

An unsent text message on the phone of a deceased man was found to be a valid Will in a decision handed down by the Supreme Court of Queensland on...

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By Aylward Game Oct 23, 2017 Family Law Blog

Who Gets The Engagement Ring If The Wedding Is Cancelled?

It is not uncommon to spend large amounts of money on an engagement ring. What happens though if the Wedding does not go ahead? Until 1961, it was possible to...

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By Aylward Game Oct 19, 2017 Family Law Blog

Varying & Setting Aside Final Parenting Orders

It Ain’t Over ‘Til It’s Over: Varying and setting aside final parenting orders A recent case has moved the goal posts when it comes to re-opening parenting matters after final...

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By Aylward Game Sep 27, 2017 CHILD SAFETY