As the Covid-19 continues to spread across the globe, we understand everyone is feeling the impact in their day-to-day lives.
Across Australia, the Family Court has made it clear that separated parents should comply with parenting orders during the current COVID 19 pandemic.
Whilst there has been a noticeable increase in the provision of information and support services offered to parents and children exposed to situations of family violence, support agencies are bracing themselves for a dramatic rise due to this current pandemic.
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During these times of uncertainty, it is important to be aware of what to expect if you have a family law query, or are already involved in proceedings in the Family Court of Western Australia.
We anticipate minimal (if any) interruption in our ability to provide you with ongoing family law advice and assistance. Our office is well-equipped to work electronically and where necessary, for all members of staff to work remotely at any time.
The Australian Bureau of Statistics has released results relating to marriage and divorce for heterosexual couples and same-sex relationships for 2018.
Who is getting married, and how old are they?
On 27 November 2019, the Federal Parliament introduced a Bill to finally allow separated Western Australia-based de facto couples to transfer superannuation entitlements between them for the purpose of property settlement.
Christmas is a time that is meant to be spent with loved ones and friends. It is supposed to be a time of peace to all, and fun and rest. For many it is a special time of year.
What happens at an Initial Consultation with a Family Lawyer?
We understand that getting in contact with a lawyer is often a big step, so for that reason, we offer all new clients a one hour fixed fee consultation.
What happens if people can’t agree on how to divide property when they separate?
If it isn’t possible to agree on how to divide property when you separate, then it may be necessary to seek advice from a lawyer about how to achieve a positive outcome.