Family Law

It’s time to consider arbitration in family law matters

As the Family Courts face overwhelming demand, judges are encouraging parties to turn to arbitration. As practitioners, we should be promoting... Read More

Navigating family law during COVID-19: things parents ought to know

As the impacts of COVID-19 continue to be felt, many of our clients are embarking upon unfamiliar territory in many different areas of their... Read More

Treatment of Loans in Family Law Matters

With the “Bank of Mum and Dad” being ranked as one of Australia’s top home lenders, both parents and their children alike should... Read More

Tough Love: BFA’s keeping it in the Family

Families work hard to build up a sound business, accumulate assets and some are lucky enough to have children interested in participating in the... Read More

Facebook & Family Law

With the introduction of the social networking site Facebook, people are communicating and sharing more information online. Although the site... Read More

Family Law Reforms

A major change in Family Law in Australia occurred in March 2009.  The Family Court now has jurisdiction to deal with disputes concerning... Read More

Adversarial Legal Battles Harm Families

Courts and society have been grappling with an ever increasing family break down rate and the regrettable fall out that follows.  In the last... Read More

Separation – What Should I Do?

My partner and I have separated. What should I do? It is crucial that you obtain prompt legal advice after separation. A delay in obtaining... Read More

Victoria Leads In Reform To Protect Against Financial Abuse

Previously a victim of family violence could seek an Intervention Order to protect themselves if a magistrate is satisfied that a person has:... Read More