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Posted on 4 Jul 2009

Separating from your spouse… who will get the kids?

A common concern for a parent experiencing a relationship breakdown is how to sort out arrangements for their children.  Once an agreement has been reached between separating parents, these arrangements can be drawn up…

Posted on 4 Jul 2009

Family Law Act now covers parties in de facto relationship

The Family Law Act has been amended to provide that parties in de facto relationships, whether heterosexual or same sex, who separate after 1 March 2009, will have their property and maintenance matters dealt…

Posted on 4 Mar 2009

Adult Maintenance for Children over 18

The Family Law Act makes provision for orders to be made for the financial support necessary for the maintenance of a child. In making orders, the Court must, among other things, take into account…