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What Happens To My Long Service Leave In A Divorce Settlement?

Tuesday, 26 April, 2016

The process of determining a property settlement application under section 79 of the Family Law Act 1975 (Cth) (“the Act”) usually begins by the Court identifying the property, liabilities and financial resources of the parties at the time of the hearing.

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Splitting A Self-managed Superfund In Family Law Property Settlements

Thursday, 31 March, 2016

Prior to the introduction of Part VIIIB of the Family Law Act in 2002 Courts were unable to treat superannuation as anything other than a financial resource that would vest in one party at some future date.

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"I Want To Get Divorced But I Don’t Know Where My Spouse Is!?"

Monday, 29 February, 2016

Are you ready to get divorced but don’t know the whereabouts of your spouse? Never fear! It is possible to apply for a divorce without knowing the location of your spouse.

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Family Law Pre Action Procedures

Saturday, 30 January, 2016

A party before making an application to the court seeking relief under the Family Law Act is required to make a genuine effort to resolve the dispute before starting a case by giving their former partner a notice of intention to claim and exploring options for settlement by correspondence.

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Family Assessments

Saturday, 5 December, 2015

The requirements for a family consultant are that the family consultant have a degree in either Social Work or Psychology and be eligible for membership of the Australian Association of Social Workers or to be registered as a Psychologist.

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Choosing A Mediator.

Tuesday, 3 November, 2015

The two common forms of mediation used in family law are facilitative and evaluative mediation. An evaluative mediator will be active in making recommendations, evaluating the dispute and furnishing advice to the parties about the range of likely outcomes should a matter be litigated.

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What To Look For In A Family Lawyer.

Monday, 28 September, 2015
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How To Choose A Collaborative Lawyer

Wednesday, 23 September, 2015
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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.