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Co-Parenting Applications

Wednesday, 8 January, 2020
co parentings applications

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 trial to provide a simpler process to help separating couples divide their property

Pilot program trialing for property pools under $500,000

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Monday, 2 December, 2019

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

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A closer look at Collaborative Practice

Friday, 29 November, 2019
a closer look at collaborative practice

Divorce and separation are life changing events. Most people will be touched by divorce in one way or another throughout their lives. We, as family lawyers, see firsthand the difficulty and uncertainty people face when going through a relationship breakdown. Separation not only affects the parties going through it, but their children, families and friends.

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Gifts and Loans in Family Law

Thursday, 31 October, 2019
gifts and loans in family law

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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Advance Care Directive

Thursday, 17 October, 2019
advance care directive

Have you recently prepared an Advance Care Directive?

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Child support and school fees. Who pays?

Wednesday, 25 September, 2019
child support agreement - how to split school fees

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

​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
post separation inheritances

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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I want some too!

Tuesday, 2 July, 2019
inheritance claims by adult children

The likelihood of the success of an adult child in a claim for further provision from an estate is often a matter to be considered by a person when making a will.

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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.