In Victoria, Orders with respect to parenting issues and/or property matters can be made pursuant to the Family Law Act 1975 (Cth), in either the Federal Circuit Court of Australia, or the Family Court of Australia.Details
If you’ve been living together for at least two years or there is a child of the relationship, the Court has the power to make an order for property settlement between you and your partner.Details
International Relocation: When does the Family Court Allow a Parent to Relocate Overseas with their Children?
A parent cannot relocate to another country with the children of the relationship without either the other parent’s consent or an order of the Court permitting him or her to do so.Details
In the 2018 case of Goldman v Goldman, the wife was the primary carer to the parties’ two children aged 13 and 11 years of age respectively at the date of the trial prior to separation, and the children had also lived with the wife since separation.Details
I recently presented an information session for Law Week 2018 entitled “Do I need a Pre-Nup? Everything you ever wanted to know about Financial Agreements / Pre-Nuptial Agreements”. There was a request for the information provided at the session and so I intend to summarise the information provided along with links to assist.Details
The duty of disclosure is an obligation that each party make full and frank disclosure of his or her financial situation to the other party and to the Court.Details