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Separation and Divorce – Using Photos in Family Law Matters

By Lisa Wagner

Are you needing help after separation? Do you want to know how to better manage your family law matter? If you do, read on for some important information. As technology advances, so too does our tendency to seek to capture every moment of our lives. With the advent of smart phones and photo-sharing apps such…

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Family Law News

By Lisa Wagner

Monday 27 February 2017 marks the start of a 2 week rolling list in the Sydney Registry of the Family Court where 11 judges will have listed before them almost 70 matters for hearing. It is largely an initiative to address the dire shortage of family law resources and the consequent delays experienced by separating…

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Family Law Consent Orders

By Nicole Pozovsky

Are you separating and looking to resolve things without going to Court? Do you need advice about entering into Consent Orders? Are you worried Consent Orders won’t address the specific dates that are significant to your family? We know that there is no ‘one size fits all’ answer for separating families. Each family is different…

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How long will my divorce settlement take?

By Lisa Wagner

Have you separated? Are you wanting a quick and amicable settlement? Understandably family law clients want to put their family law matter behind them and move on with their lives as quickly as possible. How easy is this to achieve? We are usually asked 3 questions by a new client when first approached about a…

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How can I reach a parenting agreement after separation when there is family violence and child abuse?

By Bronwyn OLoan

Family violence and child abuse are often experienced in separating families. Yet it has been our experience at Doolan Wagner Family Lawyers over the last 20 years that most family law matters, even the more difficult ones involving complex issues, can be resolved by consent. How is this possible? The Family Court is often asked…

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Doolan Wagner Family Lawyers welcomes Nicole Pozovsky

By Lisa Wagner

Doolan Wagner Family Lawyers are pleased to announce that Nicole Pozovsky has joined our firm as a Family Lawyer. Nicole completed her Bachelor of Laws at the University of Technology Sydney and has been working exclusively in the area of family law. Nicole joins us having previously worked with two specialised Family Law firms on…

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Family Law Balance Sheets & Financial Disclosure

By Nicole Pozovsky

Have you been asked to provide a long list of financial documents in your family law matter? Are you feeling overwhelmed about preparing your disclosure documents and don’t know where to start? Each party to a Family Law matter has a duty to provide full and frank disclosure. This means that there is an obligation…

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Children’s Wishes in Separation

By Bronwyn OLoan

Are you separating? If you are in the process of separation or are thinking about separating and have children, you will no doubt want to understand how your child’s wishes and views are taken into account and how old they have to be before they get to choose who they want to live with. This…

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Will my homemaker contributions count in my family law matter?

By Lisa Wagner

Are you facing a separation after spending 5, 10 or 20 years at home raising a family? Are you concerned that the time you devoted to your children and the home for many years won’t be properly considered? This is often a huge concern for many women and homemakers when they separate. It is also…

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Keeping in control of your Family Law Matter

By Lisa Wagner

Not many of you would go into a travel agency and leave it up to the travel agent to choose your destination and your itinerary. Similarly, I have never come across a fellow diner who has left their entire menu choice to their waiter when they go out to a restaurant for dinner Why is…

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