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Case Studies and Articles

Obligation to Provide Financial Disclosure

Property Settlements  Full and Frank Financial Disclosure Obligation to Provide Financial Disclosure There is an obligation on both parties to a family law dispute to provide full and frank disclosure of all information and documentation

Property Settlements

Podcast Property Settlements Dads Online Podcast One of our Principal Lawyers, Daniel Dalli, discusses with Dads Online some of the issues that arise after separation or divorce. This podcast focuses on family law property settlements.

Parenting Plans and Consent Orders

Podcast Parenting Plans and Consent Orders Dads Online Podcast One of our Principal Lawyers, Daniel Dalli, discusses with Dads Online some of the issues that arise after separation or divorce. This podcast focuses on the

Does Having a Place help me get 50/50 Custody?

Podcast Does Having a place help me get 50/50 custody? Dads Online Podcast One of our Principal Lawyers, Daniel Dalli, discusses with Dads Online some of the issues that arise after separation or divorce. This

Case Study: Spousal Maintenance

Case Study Spousal Maintenance Blevins & Blevins [2019] FCCA 1923 (11 July 2019) The case of Blevins demonstrates the possibility of bringing an action for spousal maintenance after 20 years of being divorced. This was

Terminating A Child Support Agreement

Binding Child Support Agreement terminating a child support agreement How to Terminate a Child Support Agreement Child support agreements must be approached with caution as it is extremely difficult to vary or terminate an agreement

Contesting an Intervention Order

Contesting an Intervention Order Intervention Orders Contesting the Order If the Respondent does not agree to the Intervention Order being made, and the parties do not agree on an undertaking, then the Respondent can contest

The Process of an Intervention Order

The process of an intervention order Intervention Orders Application for an Intervention Order The first stage of an Intervention Order is for the Protected Person (or victim) to make an application to the court. There

What does Family Violence include and who is a Family Member?

Family Violence and Family Members Intervention Orders What is Family Violence? Family violence in Victoria is legally defined by Section 5 of the Family Violence Protection Act 2008. The law defines family violence very broadly and includes: Physical

Should I Leave the Family Home

Podcast Should I Stay in the Family Home Dads Online Podcast One of our Principal Lawyers, Daniel Dalli, discusses with Dads Online some of the issues that arise after separation or divorce. This podcast focuses

Relocation of Children

Child Relocation Parenting Matters Child Relocation If your child lives with you and you need to relocate, you should speak with the other parent first. You should discuss your proposal for relocation with the other

Recovery Orders of Children

Recovery of Children Parenting Matters What is a Recovery Order? If your ex-partner has relocated with your child or has overheld your child and has not obtained your permission first, your lawyer can file an