When parties separate sometimes a person is requested to give an undertaking that they will or will not do something. Sometimes undertakings are requested before court proceedings are commenced and sometimes they are requested or provided to the Federal Circuit Co…Read More
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When the parents of a child separate, the child will retain the surname listed on their birth certificate. This is usually the father’s surname. Where a mother has remarried or has reverted back to using her maiden name, a parent may want to change a child’…Read More
Sorting out parenting arrangements after separation can be difficult, particularly when there are problems with communicating with your ex. It is important to remember that the way parents choose to communicate with each other can be beneficial, or, in some cases,…Read More
When a relationship ends, the process of working out who gets what is known as a property settlement. It is important to note that the family law legislation in Australia has some very specific rules about what can be included in a property settlement and when it will be bi…Read More
Property settlements are all about dividing what net assets are available. There is inevitably pressure from each spouse to maximise the net assets they each want to receive or retain. Obviously what assets exist before separation cannot be duplicated and is inst…Read More