Mondaq Australia: Family and Matrimonial
Cooper Grace Ward
Deciding whether to stay together or separate is a difficult experience, but there are many support services available.
Kott Gunning
These are important changes relevant to legal practitioners who practice in the area of contested deceased estates.
Carroll & O'Dea
Statutory will provisions give effect to the testamentary intentions of an incapacitated person, as defined by a court.
Coleman Greig Lawyers
This case sheds some light on what can happen if these difficulties are not anticipated at the outset of a marriage.
Kott Gunning
This decision is an illustration of the exercise of a Court's discretion to extend the time limit for making a claim.
Coleman Greig Lawyers
The success of this Family Court 'blitz' saw it rolled out in Sydney, with other target cities now on the horizon.
Swaab Attorneys
Parents can change their names, but to change a child's name, both parents should consent and sign the Registry forms.
Swaab Attorneys
"Significant and substantial time" allows a child time with a parent on weekends, holidays and days during the week.
Coleman Greig Lawyers
Binding financial agreements pursuant to Section 90B are not dead in the water - it is just that badly drafted ones are.
Holding Redlich
Marriage equality comes to NSW – the harmonisation of NSW Legislation to align with the amended Marriage Act 1961 (Cth).
Stacks Law Firm
Interesting case regarding the effect of a prenuptial agreement signed on the eve of the wedding. .
Kott Gunning
There may be changes to the WA system after the completion of the Australian Family Law system review in March 2019.
Di Rosa Lawyers
When two people separate and divide their assets, the Court considers all the contributions, including superannuation.
Di Rosa Lawyers
You may not know this, but your superannuation does not automatically form part of the assets under your will.
Watkins Tapsell
What to do and what not to do when separating eg. try mediation to resolve matters rather than going to court .
Coleman Greig Lawyers
For IVF pregnancies there is a presumption of parentage through marriage. This is not the case for surrogacy arrangements. .
Di Rosa Lawyers
A Binding Financial Agreement is an option for a person entering into a relationship, who wants to protect their wealth.
Di Rosa Lawyers
The most common breach of the executor's fiduciary duty is delaying in obtaining probate or administering the estate.
Di Rosa Lawyers
There are no absolute certainties in life, and it really is a question of reviewing your will and estate plan regularly.
Di Rosa Lawyers
Separating from your partner may not be a certainty, but it is a risk when it comes to your will and estate planning.
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Surry Partners
Parents should document any funding arrangement of a family property purchase, to avoid the risk of a costly dispute.
Cooper Grace Ward
Estate planning practices could have significant consequences for resource compensation and conduct agreements (CCAs).
HHG Legal Group
Circumstances surrounding the entry into pre-nuptial agreements are considered when assessing their validity.
Stacks Law Firm
Creditor sues for money received by bankrupt from his late mother's superannuation fund.
Carroll & O'Dea
This article focuses on some information provision issues addressed in the new ethical guidelines on the use of ART.
Kemp Strang Lawyers
This case should provide comfort to parents or other parties who consider assisting individuals to purchase a property.
Cooper Grace Ward
If recently separated, the most important but the trickiest of your goals must be: Do not fight in front of the children.
Stacks Law Firm
You might want to help your children or grandchildren now, rather than leaving them your assets later, in your will.
Carroll & O'Dea
A family provision claim is where a party applies to the court for a portion or a larger portion of a deceased's estate.
Stacks Law Firm
Article discusses case in which former spouse made a claim on the estate of her late ex-husband 25 years after separation.
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