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Choosing a Marriage Counsellor

Sunday, 2 August, 2020

The breakdown of your relationship is likely to be one of the most emotional events in your life. It has been said that the only greater emotional event in your life is the death of a child and that the end of your marriage is more traumatic than the death of your partner.

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Four Rules for Newly Separated Parents

Monday, 4 May, 2020

Here at Swan Family Lawyers we understand that co-parenting post separation can be extremely challenging – especially if the relationship did not end amicably.

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Coronavirus and Co-Parenting

Monday, 30 March, 2020

In the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, people are being encouraged to practice social distancing and isolation as well as limiting social gatherings to 2 people. As family lawyers, we are being asked how to manage shared parenting in these challenging and unprecedented times.

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Co-Parenting Applications

Wednesday, 8 January, 2020

Being able to effectively and respectfully communicate with a co-parent can be difficult. It is important, however, that your children can see their parents communicate and respect one another. Some cost more than a communication book but the transparency and accountability the apps provide may be very valuable.

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Decorations Away and Looking to 2020

Thursday, 2 January, 2020

Pilot program trialing for property pools under $500,000

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Parenting

Monday, 2 December, 2019

It's better to seek agreement with the other parent than seek parenting orders!

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Gifts and Loans in Family Law

Thursday, 31 October, 2019

There is often confusion surrounding loans or gifts of money which are received by a party or parties to a relationship, and if or how these payments may be repaid upon separation.

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Child support and school fees. Who pays?

Wednesday, 25 September, 2019

Child support does not include payment of school fees unless there is a change of Change of Assessment by the Child Support Agency a Child Support Agreement or an order by the Court.

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Why choosing the right family lawyer can significantly impact the outcome of your separation

Wednesday, 28 August, 2019

​Seeing a lawyer for the first time can be a daunting and overwhelming experience, particularly when already facing the emotional stress of a separation. That is why choosing the right family lawyer from the start is such an important decision.

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Post Separation Inheritances

Tuesday, 23 July, 2019

If you or your former partner receive an inheritance after separation, and before there has been a property settlement, it is important to consider whether and how the inheritance is to be included in the shared pool of property.

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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 Family 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.