Preparing for family and divorce mediation involves several steps to ensure you are well-equipped for the process. You can prepare for successful family and divorce mediation with Doolan WagnerCONTINUE READING
Claiming Property After Separation
Dealing with property matters after the breakdown of a relationship can be daunting, especially when dealing with children and the emotional challenges of separation.CONTINUE READING
A Guide To Keeping The Matrimonial Home
Divorce and the matrimonial home can bring about many emotions for you and your partner. For most separating couples, the matrimonial home is one ofCONTINUE READING
Child Custody In Divorce & Separation — Australia
If you or your spouse have decided to end your marriage or de facto relationship, one of the many decisions you’ll have to make isCONTINUE READING
We understand that feeling stressed and overwhelmed is common during a separation and can be acutely in the time leading to a separation. Our SeparationCONTINUE READING
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
Enjoying Christmas and Other Family Celebrations After Separation
Australian’s love a celebration.
If you’re not convinced, scroll back to recent photos of kids in their Halloween regalia or think about your walk down the aisle of your local supermarket in the first week in October seeing the shelves already stocked with tinsel and stockings.CONTINUE READING
8 things you should know when separating
Separation is a confusing time and there are a lot of people out there who want to throw in their “two cents”. Support after separation is great, vital even, but when it comes to what the law says it’s important to get it right.
In this article we help myth bust a few of the common misconceptions that come from getting advice on Facebook or Joe Bloggs down the road.
Separation Under One Roof
As people are routinely working remotely, many families are forced into effective “lock down”.CONTINUE READING
Coping with Christmas – tips for separated mums and dads
For some families with separated parents, the holiday season can be an emotionally fraught time which results in sadness, disappointment and discord where children may be caught in the middle.CONTINUE READING
Who gets to keep the dog when you separate?
Most animal lovers would agree that our pets form part of our family, so when it comes to the breakdown of a relationship it isCONTINUE READING
Are you thinking of a trial separation?
Have you and your partner or spouse started a trial separation?
Making the decision to separate, whether as a trial or permanently, is not a decision you make lightly. And the decisions you make regarding your separation, even a trial separation, can have long-term consequences for you and your family.CONTINUE READING
How To Face Your Separation With Confidence When You’re A Stay At Home Mum
Are you a “Stay At Home” Mum who is thinking about separating or a single mum who has recently separated? Perhaps you’re worried that your husband or long term partner is unhappy and may leave the relationship and family home without much warning?CONTINUE READING
Q& A | Separation, Child Custody and Parenting
Q&A with Lisa Wagner, Principal and Managing Director, Doolan Wagner Family Lawyers. Are you separating and want to know what’s best for your children?CONTINUE READING
Neutral Bay Family Law
Engaging a family lawyer can be a daunting step. We understand that each matter is unique and we tailor our advice to suit you. If you are looking for an Accredited Family Law Specialist near Neutral BayCONTINUE READING
Separation and Tax Debts
Outstanding tax liabilities and unsecured debts to third parties can demand consideration for many facing separation and wreak havoc for parties wanting to reach fair outcomes.CONTINUE READING
How Much Does A Divorce Cost?
Wanting to know what a divorce will cost?
Concerned about the fees a family lawyers will charge?
Interested in understanding how the costs of family lawyers can be minimised?
If so then read on…CONTINUE READING
“You get the house, I’m taking the dog” – Pet Custody in Family Law Disputes
Ever wonder who would get the dog in circumstances of separation or divorce? Worried that if you break-up with your spouse you might never see your dog again? You are not alone.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
Complex Parenting Matters: Where The Presumptions Don’t Apply
Are you facing a difficult separation?
Do you need help securing the best outcome for your children?
Are you presently involved in a complex family law parenting matter?
If you answered, “yes” to any of these questions then you should read on.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
How long will my divorce settlement take?
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?CONTINUE READING
How can I reach a parenting agreement after separation when there is family violence and child abuse?
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.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
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