Mondaq Australia: Family and Matrimonial
Stacks Law Firm
Discussion of an interesting case regarding dividing up the marital assets post divorce. Can you choose the correct winner?
Kells
Access to a court file is generally only permitted to the parties involved and named in the court proceedings on file.
Coleman Greig Lawyers
The article includes 5 key takeaways from the SBS show, why to implement them, and how to do so in an effective manner.
Kells
Recent case shows the sort of conflict that may arise in scenarios where a child is conceived artificially or through surrogacy.
Kells
Until a legal determination for parenting rights is made, the child is deemed to be the child of the birth mother.
Kott Gunning
To ensure that children are not exposed to risk of harm, the Court may order that parents undertake random drug testing.
Kott Gunning
Although there is no legal requirement to do so, many separated or divorced women revert to using their maiden name.
Di Rosa Lawyers
This article includes the top 12 ways in which you can avoid an inheritance claim being made against your estate.
Cooper Grace Ward
These new rules need a fundamental review of estate plans, where there are funds in superannuation, particularly SMSFs.
Kott Gunning
The first step in considering a property settlement after a separation is to decide the asset pool between the parties.
Stacks Law Firm
Interesting case that debated the capacity of a testator in making his will.
Cooper Grace Ward
Recent case provides clarity on the power of an attorney to make, renew or extend a BDBN on behalf of a member.
Kott Gunning
There may be further changes to the WA system after the review into the Australian Family Law system after March 2019.
Coleman Greig Lawyers
Simply putting your head in the sand with respect to family law matters will not make them go away.
Cooper Grace Ward
Separated parents should work together to deliver a clear and consistent message, to avoid any unnecessary distress.
Cooper Grace Ward
Recent amendments to the Child Support (Assessment) Act 1989 are retrospective and affect all Binding Child Support Agreements.
Swaab Attorneys
This article considers some recent family law cases where alcohol was raised as an issue in parenting proceedings.
Kott Gunning
The case demonstrates the type of evidence required to contest a will and the high threshold needed in order to succeed.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
This decision addresses the issue of whether post-mortem sperm retrieval should be permitted for reproductive purposes.
Madgwicks
The Court held that the reference to "my nieces and nephews" in his will is a reference to his wife's nieces and nephews.
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Stacks Law Firm
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Kott Gunning
The case demonstrates the type of evidence required to contest a will and the high threshold needed in order to succeed.
Cooper Grace Ward
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Madgwicks
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Kott Gunning
There may be further changes to the WA system after the review into the Australian Family Law system after March 2019.
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