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08August
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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05July

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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15June

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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03June

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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12April
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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26February
Family Law Property Terminology

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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03February
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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27November
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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02November
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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30October

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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12February

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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16October
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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11September
New Way Lawyers

Making your Will: 8 things you need to know

Wills are like most other legal documents, people have a general idea of what they are about but they may feel daunte......

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30January

Making your Will: 8 things you need to know – Part 8

We have now reached the end of our 8 part series on making your Will. In the final part of our series we consider the......

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28January

Making your Will: 8 things you need to know – Part 7

We are almost at the end of our series focusing on things you should know about Wills. A Will can include arrangemen......

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27January

Making your Will: 8 things you need to know – Part 6

Continuing on with our 8 part series focusing on things you should know about Wills, we now reach part 6 of the serie......

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25January

Making your Will: 8 things you need to know – Part 5

When you make or update your Will one of the important decisions that you will need to make is who to appoint as your......

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22January

Making your Will: 8 things you need to know – Part 4

This month’s article marks the halfway point of our 8 part series focusing on things to know when making a Will. You......

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20January

Making your Will: 8 things you need to know – Part 3

Continuing on with our 8 part series focusing on things you should know about Wills, we now reach part 3 of the serie......

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17January

Making your Will: 8 things you need to know – Part 2

Last month we began an 8 part series focusing on things you should know about Wills. This month we continue with part......

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