WHAT ARE THE OPTIONS? Whether you have been married or living as a de facto couple, negotiating the division of your relationship assets is often one of the most stressful aspects of separation. When it comes to property settlement negotiations, there is not a one size fits all method of resolution. The best way to… Read more »
Social Distancing and Time Spending As we adapt to a new normal where we are encouraged to be practising social distancing and self-isolation, many families are quarantining themselves from everyone but their immediate families. For recently separated families or those that are going through the Family Court proceedings, the situation is made all that more… Read more »
For many separated parents, it can be an emotional time negotiating parenting arrangements for special occasion and Christmas Day is no exception. If you are yet to make time spending arrangements for Christmas Day, now is the time to act.
SELF REPRESENTING It is not uncommon for parties in Family law matters to represent themselves, these people are referred to as self-represented litigants. People often choose to represent themselves either because they cannot afford a lawyer and don’t qualify for legal aid or they don’t want to spend their money on legal fees (who can blame… Read more »
It may seem like the exception to the rule but there are many couples these days that manage to separate amicably. The tricky part is ensuring that the agreement reached represents a fair division of the assets so that it can be legally formalized by the court. If you have been in a relationship for… Read more »