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Overseas Child Support

Sunday, 24 September, 2017

Overseas child maintenance orders from reciprocating jurisdictions can be registered in Australia under the Child Support (Registration and Collection) Act 1988.

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How to tell the former partner about Collaborative Practice

Monday, 18 September, 2017

How to tell your former partner about Collaborative Practice is always important

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I am Worried my Former Partner will Take our Child Overseas

Saturday, 16 September, 2017

If you have this concern you can apply to the Court:

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Am I eligible to get divorced in Australia?

Wednesday, 30 August, 2017

You can apply for a divorce in the Federal Circuit Court of Australia provided you have been separated from your spouse for at least 12 months and are ‘domiciled’ in Australia, that is where you intend to live in the future.

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Am I entitled to Spousal Maintenance?

Tuesday, 29 August, 2017

​ Spousal Maintenance is a form of financial support given from one spouse/de facto partner to another spouse/de facto partner to assist them with their reasonable living expenses.

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Prenuptial Agreements

Wednesday, 2 August, 2017

Prenuptial Agreements can help couples plan their financial future

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Step-parent liability for child support

Wednesday, 19 July, 2017

Step-parents can be responsible to provide support for their former partner’s child.

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Murray's Mine!

Wednesday, 31 May, 2017

Whether Murray is a pet dog, cat or magpie, he can be the centre of much angst.

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Interdisciplinary Collaborative Practice

Thursday, 4 May, 2017

Interdisciplinary Collaborative Practice offers the opportunity for families going through relationship breakdown to access the right professionals that best suit their needs. Interdisciplinary Collaborative Practice offers a flexible holistic team response to family breakdown. Interdisciplinary Collaborative Practice recognises the need for families to be given the assistance of professionals from differing disciplines including child and Family consultants, psychologists, financial planners or accountants and lawyers, to resolve their dispute without the need for Court.

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Do you, as a grandparent, have the right to spend time with your grandchildren?

Tuesday, 11 April, 2017

Section 65C(ba) of the Family Law Act 1975 (Cth) (“the Act”) provides that a grandparent is able to apply for a parenting order. A grandparent is able to make application to the Federal Circuit Court of Australia for their grandchildren to live with, spend time with and/or communicate with them if it is in the children’s best interests.

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Disclaimer: The information contained in this blog is for informational purposes only and is not legal advice. Nothing in this blog should be deemed to create or constitute a solicitor-client relationship between any readers and Swan Lawyers. A solicitor-client relationship is created only when this firm agrees to represent someone and a written engagement agreement or engagement letter is signed by both the client and solicitor. In all cases, the reader should consult his or her own solicitor for advice. The information in this blog is based on Australian law.