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Risks of buying a new property before finalising your Family Law property settlement

Posted on: September 19th, 2021 by John Bateman

If you’ve recently separated and wish to move on with your financial matters, it’s important to close off on…

Costs Orders in Family Law

Posted on: May 5th, 2021 by Trudi Kuitert

The general rule for costs in Family Law matters is contained in section 117(1) of the Family Law Act…

Using Mediation and Arbitration in Family Law disputes

Posted on: May 5th, 2021 by Trudi Kuitert

Being a litigant in the Family Court system can be time consuming, personally exhausting and expensive.  However, there are…

Enforcing Family Court Orders

Posted on: February 22nd, 2021 by Trudi Kuitert

Obtaining Family Court Orders in regards to children’s matters or the division of property of a relationship can be…

Time Limits in the Family Court – Don’t be late!

Posted on: December 8th, 2020 by Trudi Kuitert

When partners separate or divorce, it’s best if their financial relationship is also concluded expeditiously. Limitation period for married…

Paternity Testing in Family Law matters

Posted on: December 8th, 2020 by Trudi Kuitert

Paternity testing and Family Law often cross paths.  Testing may be required to settle a Child Support issue, a…

New Birth Certificates available for Adoptees

Posted on: December 8th, 2020 by Trudi Kuitert

The NSW Government has recently introduced a new Birth Certificate that may be used as a legal identity document…

Marriage, Divorce and your Will – what you need to know!

Posted on: November 3rd, 2020 by Trudi Kuitert

About half of all Australians don’t have a valid Will.  Of those who do, many make their Will and…

Can I secretly record my spouse?

Posted on: November 3rd, 2020 by Trudi Kuitert

We’ve all had times when we can’t recall a conversation that someone else swears we had.  Often, one person…

When does Child Support cease?

Posted on: July 8th, 2020 by Trudi Kuitert

Child Support is generally payable in respect to all children until they reach 18 years of age or until…