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Compliance with Pre-Action Procedures

Monday, 21 November, 2022

All parties are required to comply with the Pre-Action Procedures for both financial and parenting matters as set out in the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Family Law) Rules 2021.

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What is an Enduring Power of Attorney?

Friday, 12 August, 2022

If you are worried about the possibility of your physical or mental health impacting your ability to make sound decisions in the future, a good way to protect your personal and financial assets and security is by appointing someone you trust to make these choices for you.

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What is the Difference Between Joint Tenants and Tenants in Common?

Friday, 29 July, 2022

It is important to understand the different types of property ownership when planning your will to ensure your assets are divided according to your intentions. It is also a crucial part of administering an estate so your executor can establish if and how property forms a part of your estate.

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What happens if you die without a will?

Friday, 17 June, 2022
what happens if you die without a will

Having a will ensures your property is distributed according to your wishes after you die. This may include property such as your house and monies in your bank account.

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Departure prohibition orders

Wednesday, 4 May, 2022
departure prohibition orders

The Child Support Registrar can make a departure prohibition order (DPO) preventing a child support debtor from leaving Australia.

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Legal Costs

Thursday, 31 March, 2022
legal costs in Family Law proceedings

Each person ordinarily pays their own legal costs in Family Law proceedings.

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Co-Parenting at Christmas

Wednesday, 15 December, 2021
Shared parenting arrangements at Christmas time

There is no one size fits all when it comes to parenting arrangements during the holiday season!

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Things to Consider Before Choosing Your Executors

Monday, 6 September, 2021

An executor is the person you appoint in your Will to collect your assets and administer your estate on your death.

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Separation - making reflective decisions for the sake of your children

Sunday, 5 September, 2021
separation - making reflective decisions for the sake of your children

Making balanced reflective decisions for the sake of your children is important.

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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.