If you are experiencing a family dispute or breakdown and need to arrange a mediation session there may be a significant waiting period involved. We would like to remind our clients that the Family Relationship Centre at Blacktown currently has much shorter waiting...read more
With the recent publicity surrounding the legalisation of same-sex marriage in both the USA and Ireland, many social commentators are predicting changes to the Australian Marriage Act in the not-too-distant future. One of the key points that is often raised when...read more
During the course of a marriage or de-facto relationship, one or both of the parties involved may receive a gift in the form of an inheritance. The intention of the loved one or family member leaving the inheritance is almost always to make life easier for their...read more
The introduction of collaborative family law in Australia in 2006 saw a significant shift away from the more traditional court-based approach to divorce. Couples who preferred to retain control of the decision-making process began to use the collaborative method with...read more
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