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The ongoing costs of a one night stand.

Tuesday, 26 June, 2018

Online dating has increasingly become a more widely accepted way of meeting people. Many users report using dating apps for one-night stands and never speak to their match again. But what if your one-night stand turned into a pregnancy or as some people are referring to it, a ‘Tinder Surprise!’

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Child Support Agreements

Thursday, 31 May, 2018

Parents can make a child support agreement either prescribing the amount of child support to be paid or altering an administrative assessment. Agreements can be made in relation to payment of child support by periodic and lump sum payments.

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Tuesday, 8 May, 2018

It's important to have a will. It allows you to choose what happens to your assets upon your death and makes the process easier for your family.

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Adult Child Maintenance

Thursday, 1 March, 2018

If a child or children over 18 can’t support themselves they can still receive financial support for education expenses or if they have a mental or physical disability.

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Why Choose Collaborative Practice

Wednesday, 28 February, 2018

Increasing delays in the Family Law litigation and high legal costs have led lawyers and their clients to consider an alternate way of resolving family law disputes.

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The Collaborative Process for Prenuptial Financial Agreements

Wednesday, 31 January, 2018

Using Collaborative Practice for Prenuptial Financial Agreements a couple's relationship can be strengthened by identifying concerns and working through them to mutually acceptable arrangements. This can strengthen the relationship and increase the couple's ability to work together in the future when issues inevitably arise.

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Divorce; do you need a Will?

Wednesday, 31 January, 2018

The Wills Act provides a will is revoked by marriage or the commencing of a registered relationship unless the will is expressed to be made in contemplation of marriage or the registration of a relationship. If you die without a will or your will has been revoked you are intestate. If you enter a new relationship your new partner is entitled to administer your estate. If you do not have a new partner the children of your old marriage or relationship are entitled to administer your estate. If your children are under the age of 18 their parent can apply to administer your estate on your children's behalf.

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Just leave!

Sunday, 31 December, 2017

Courts are reluctant to order a party to leave their home. It is a very serious matter to turn a person out of their home. Exclusive occupancy can be applied for when parties are still living together or when a party has had to vacate the property and wishes to return. The Court will consider whether the relationship between the parties is such that it would not be reasonable, sensible or practicable to expect them to remain in the home with each other. It is not sufficient to exclude one party from the home simply to allow the other party to live more peacefully.

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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.