While some family lawyers may be running for the hills when it comes to the preparation of a Financial Agreement prior to or during marriage, we aren’t at Farrell Family Lawyers.
In a recent case heard by the Full Court of the Family Court, Chancellor & McCoy, a same sex couple who were in a de facto relationship for 27 years were not required to divide their property after separation. The Court found it was not “just and equitable” to make property settlement Orders. During the…
In the case of Masters v Cheyne the mother and father signed a Binding Child Support Agreement on 31 July 2008.
The recent decision of the Full Court of the Family Court in the matter of Salah states that the trial judge erred in failing to consider allegations of family violence by the mother against the father when making interim parenting orders.
What constitutes property when looking at a division of property with your former spouse or partner after separation? Is a personal injury award likely to be defined as property to then be eligible for division after separation?
Relocation cases are emotionally charged. If the parent seeking to relocate succeeds, there is little prospect that the other parent will be able to spend regular time with their child/ children due to geographical constraints.