Family Law Mediation Agreement

What happens when you’re not happy with a family law mediation agreement?

Family Mediation is a cost effective and emotionally supportive process that assists separating couples reach amicabl......

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Family Law Property

Things to consider in a parenting arrangement after separation

There are several topics that should be included in any post separation parenting arrangement, regardless of whether ......

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Family Law and Family Pets

Family Law and Family Pets 

Whether they’re furry, feathery or otherwise, pets provide fun, joy and companionship for the whole family. But what ......

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Dealing With Change after Separation and Divorce

Embracing and dealing with change after separation and divorce

  What’s normal to feel during a significant life change like separation/divorce? Separation or divorce c......

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Rice vs. Asplund test

When will the Court vary final parenting orders? (Rice v Asplund test)

The Court will vary final parenting orders only in limited situations, where there has been a significant change in c......

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Family Report

What is a family report in family law?

When parties are unable to reach an agreement about the care arrangements for the children a family report may be wri......

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Role of ICL

What is the role of an independent children’s lawyer?

At the heart of family law policy is that the children’s best interests are protected in any parental dispute. One wa......

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How is Spousal Maintenance determined?

What is spousal maintenance in Australia? When a marriage or de facto relationship breaks down, it may be that one p......

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Tips for self presenting at Court in domestic violence matters

Tips for self representing at Court in domestic violence matters

While there is no specific dress code the Court requires visitors to recognise that it is a formal place and individu......

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Family Law Property

Family Law Property Terminology 102 – The Basics

In our previous blog ‘ Family Law Parenting Terminology 101 – The Basics’ we shared that learning about family law pa......

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Family Lawyer

How to choose the right family lawyer

Selecting the right family lawyer can make a huge difference to your experience of the challenging times ahead. We k......

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Changes to our JP Service

Changes to Our JP Service

Over the past 8 years our Capalaba office has really enjoyed providing our Justice of the Peace Service in partnershi......

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Family Law Parenting Terminology 101

Family Law Parenting Terminology 101 – The Basics

A few months ago, a recently separated parent came to us for help with family law parenting arrangements for their yo......

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Tips to empower you after separation

Practical tips to empower you after a separation

‘When will this get better?’ you may ask yourself just after a separation. It’s often a time of feeling overwhelmed. ......

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Separation, divorce and property settlement: 7 common myths

Separation, divorce and property settlement can be very difficult and challenging. It is no wonder then, that when fa......

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Domestic Violence 8 Myths

Domestic Violence: 8 Myths Part 1

Welcome to the first instalment of our two-part series on domestic violence myths. Domestic violence is a sensitive ......

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