When elderly people such as an aging parent or spouse, have been in a long-term relationship but their cognitive decline is becoming a huge problemCONTINUE READING
Category: De Facto Relationships
Dementia, old age and de facto relationships: the High Court’s decision in Fairbairn & Radecki  HCA 18
Divorce Lawyer servicing couples and families in the Mosman area.
Divorce Lawyers helping separating couples for over 20 years.
Are you looking for an experienced family lawyer to help you with your separation and divorce?CONTINUE READING
High Conflict Situations – Six Top Tips
Have you ever tried negotiating with your ex to resolve an issue only to be met with your ex failing to acknowledge his or her role in a problem and instead, blaming you for everything?CONTINUE READING
December 2018 Family Law Case Watch
What is required to initiate Property proceedings when you separated from your de-facto spouse a significant time ago?CONTINUE READING
Children’s Wishes in Separation
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.CONTINUE READING
January 2018 Family Law Case Watch
In January 2018, the Family Court of Australia held in the matter of Sigley and Sigley  FamCA 3 (10 January 2018) that Australian parents who had entered into a commercial surrogacy agreement in the USA, could register the American Court Order which gave them parenting rights over their child in an Australian Court.CONTINUE READING
2017 Family Law Case Watch
As 2017 draws to a close, we reflect on some of the key cases that have shaped the year in Family law. Read on for a snapshot into the unique and diverse area of Family Law…CONTINUE READING
Family Court asks Lawyers to consider their fees
Are you thinking of separating? Do you want to ensure common sense prevails through your separation and that legal fees are only incurred where necessary? Are you concerned you will dissipate significant assets just by stepping into a family lawyer’s office?CONTINUE READING
Anton Pillar Orders
Have you recently separated? Are you concerned that your former spouse might be concealing information from you? Are you eager to progress a timely settlement of your matter?
If so then continue reading as the below information is likely to be of great assistance to you.CONTINUE READING
Coupledom – Are you in a De Facto Relationship?
Are you wondering whether your relationship is a bona fide de facto relationship?
Although it may be assumed that someone in a de facto relationship has the same rights as someone in a marriage, what sometimes happens when your relationship falls apart is that your partner alleges that they were never in a bona fide de facto relationship with you.CONTINUE READING
Separation and Divorce – Using Photos in Family Law Matters
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.CONTINUE READING
Family Law News
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.CONTINUE READING
Family Law Consent Orders
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?CONTINUE READING
Doolan Wagner Family Lawyers welcomes Nicole Pozovsky
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.CONTINUE READING
Family Law Balance Sheets & Financial Disclosure
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?CONTINUE READING
Family Law Mediation
Are you separating or thinking of separating? If you are then you are probably wanting to know how long it will take…CONTINUE READING
Will my homemaker contributions count in my family law matter?
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.CONTINUE READING
Keeping in control of your Family Law Matter
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 dinnerCONTINUE READING
Family Law Consent Orders
Are you wanting to have Consent Orders made?
If your answer is ‘yes’ then keep reading because this article explains the necessary steps in a way that is easy to understand.CONTINUE READING
North Sydney Divorce Lawyers
Do you need an Accredited Family Law Specialist in North Sydney for your separation?
Doolan Wagner Family Lawyers have been providing divorce and family law advice and assistance to people from Sydney’s North Shore and North Sydney for more than two decades.CONTINUE READING
Keep Your Divorce Costs Down in your Family Law Matter
Keep Your Divorce Costs Down in your Family Law Proceedings
When you go through a divorce or separation there are always costs involved. The emotional cost of separation and the costs of maintaining two homes can be really significant. You need to do what you can to keep in control of the additional costs of legal representation.CONTINUE READING
Supervision Orders in Family Law Matters
Every day the Family Court and the Federal Circuit Court are asked to make Orders that are in the best interests of children. In undertaking this work the Court must first address the two primary considerations…CONTINUE READING
Giving evidence in the Family Court
Do you need help giving evidence in the Family Court or the Federal Circuit Court in relation to family law parenting or property proceedings?CONTINUE READING
Separated and immunising children?
Separating parents can sometimes disagree on an immunisation schedule, or indeed whether to immunise their children at all. Separating parents can also argue when they are organising overseas travel with their children to a country that strongly recommends immunising against certain diseases.CONTINUE READING
Family Law Ryde
Needing help with your divorce?
Are you presently experiencing a family relationship breakdown or needing help making custody arrangements for your children?CONTINUE READING
Family Law Financial Disclosure
Are you contemplating a separation? Do you need a property settlement and don’t know where to begin? Or have you been asked to provide a long list of financial documents or information or to complete a Financial Statement?CONTINUE READING
Doolan Wagner: 2015 in Review
As a director of Doolan Wagner Family Lawyers I am writing this blog post about some 2015 developments and issues in family law including issues relating to parenting and immunisation of children, family law valuations, mediation trends and the new “cashless” family court registries.CONTINUE READING
New Family Court Judge Appointed
On 28 May 2015 the Federal Government announced the appointment of former Commonwealth Attorney-General Mr Robert McClelland as a Judge of the Family Court of Australia.CONTINUE READING
Can my property lawyer act on my divorce?
Conflicts between you and your former solicitor can arise in family law matters. Your lawyer or law firm may have acted for you and your partner over a period of years, perhaps when you bought a property together, or sold a business. Your lawyer may have even drafted your wills.CONTINUE READING
Divorce, Nullity and Annulment
Divorce, nullity and annulment are words that are often used interchangeably by people seeking to end their marriages. In Australia divorce, nullity and annulment have very different legal meanings and each of these avenues must be approached in very different ways.CONTINUE READING
Divorce Costs Rise After 2015 Budget
Family law costs are understandably a big consideration for a couple when they separate.CONTINUE READING
Separation Anxiety & Child Custody
Do you have a child who is suffering from separation anxiety? Is your family experiencing a separation?CONTINUE READING
Enjoying Easter and Other Family Celebrations After Separation
Australian’s love a celebration.
If you’re not convinced, scroll back to recent photos of people at Greenwich Baths dressed in sequinned flags on Australia Day or think about your walk down the aisle of your local supermarket in the first week in February seeing the shelves already stocked with chocolate rabbits and Easter eggs…CONTINUE READING
Are you looking for a highly experienced family lawyer?
For over two decades we have been assisting and advising people from the Lindfield area in preparation for and through their separation and divorce. During that time our family lawyers have seen a significant change in the demographics of the area.CONTINUE READING
Need an Accredited Specialist Family Lawyer for assistance with your separation or divorce?
At Doolan Wagner Family Lawyers our team of divorce lawyers have helped countless numbers of people from the Forestville area (and the areas immediately surrounding it) through their separation and divorce for over twenty years. Because of their level of exposure each family lawyer in our team understands the unique factors affecting Forestville families and how those factors impact upon our client’s ability to make decisions regarding their family law issues.CONTINUE READING
Accredited Specialist family lawyers guiding people from the St Ives area
At Doolan Wagner Family Lawyers we know a bit about the St Ives demographic because we have been helping people living in the St Ives area (and the areas immediately surrounding it) through their separation and divorce for over twenty years.CONTINUE READING
Separating Again? Know how
If you have recently separated for the second time or are thinking about leaving a long term relationship or second marriage (having already been separated and divorced before) there is important additional information that you should know about.CONTINUE READING
Separation and lottery wins, Do I have to share?
If you are going through a separation and want to reach a property settlement with your ex after you have received an inheritance or been lucky enough to win lotto you may be wondering how that money will be shared.CONTINUE READING
A good divorce?
A good divorce, is there such a thing?
If you are thinking about separating or have recently separated you are probably trying to work out what to do next so that you don’t make your situation any worse than you feel it already is.CONTINUE READING
Investing Wisely In Your Separation
Are you separated and trying to reach an agreement with your ex?
If you are then this article may help you keep your legal costs down in that process.CONTINUE READING
What to do when children don’t want to go home
What do you do if your children don’t want to go home after contact? Have you ever been faced with this dilemma at contact changeover times?
We are frequently asked questions like “Do I have to return the children?”CONTINUE READING
Divorce, Is Delaying A Settlement Wise?
Have you recently separated or have been separated for a long time but haven’t yet done anything to legally formalise that separation? If you are in this situation then you should really keep reading this article to find out how wise it is to delay resolving your matter once you decide that your marriage or de facto relationship is over.CONTINUE READING
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