Family Law

April 29, 2021

Binding Financial Agreements and Consent Orders

What are Binding Financial Agreements? You may have heard of a ‘pre-nup’, however in Australia we call them Binding Financial Agreements (‘BFA’). You can make a […]
April 7, 2021

Binding Financial Agreements

CASE UPDATE – FAMILY LAW In the recent case of Beroni & Corelli [2021] FamCAFC 9, the Full Court heard the husband’s appeal from a decision […]
January 19, 2021

Parenting, Child Support, Dv

My Former Partner and I agree on parenting arrangements, what’s next? If you and your former spouse agree on parenting arrangements, you can enter into a […]
January 19, 2021

Financial & Property Settlements

When a relationship breaks down, the dividing up of assets is an inevitable task that needs to be carried out. A property settlement refers to the […]
January 19, 2021

Separation And Divorce

A breakdown of a marriage is considered to be one of the most stressful situations encountered in life and in Australia a ‘no fault divorce’ system […]
January 10, 2021

Sagona & Sagona [2020]

In the case of Sagona & Sagona, the Wife was successful in her Application to have the family law property proceedings transferred from the Federal Circuit […]
January 10, 2021

I was married overseas and have no marriage certificate; can I get a divorce in Australia?

Short answer – yes. In Australia, an Application for Divorce is made to the Federal Circuit Court of Australia either solely or jointly with your estranged […]
January 10, 2021

Bankruptcy and Family Law: What happens if my former partner is declared bankrupt?

WHAT IS BANKRUPTCY Bankruptcy is the result of when a person is unable or unwilling to pay their debts. Under the Bankruptcy Act 1966 (Cth), a […]
November 9, 2020

Beat the Christmas Deadline for Filing Parenting Matters

 This year the deadline is 4PM on Friday 13 November 2020. The Family Court and Federal Circuit Court of Australia anticipate a ‘Christmas rush’ of application late […]