What is required to initiate Property proceedings when you separated from your de-facto spouse a significant time ago?
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.
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…
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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?