Disclosure

Unpacking the Complexity of Disclosure and Understanding its Legal Implications in Family Law Cases

09.04.24

Our team of dedicated family law specialists brings extensive experience to the table. We understand the nuances of family law cases involving divorce. We offer comprehensive legal support tailored to your specific situation. Whether you're dealing with property settlement issues. For spousal maintenance or estate planning, we have the expertise to guide you. Read More.

Cost Orders

Costs: Without Prejudice

08.04.24

Ending a relationship with a partner is always challenging, especially when children and assets are involved. The process can become even more complex and emotionally draining. For individuals who are separating under the Family Law Act 1975 in Australia, it's essential to understand the legal principles surrounding costs and how they may impact their case. In this article, we explore the legal principles of cost orders and when costs may be awarded against the opposing party. Read More.

Co-parenting

Co-Parenting Apps, Technology and Programs: Tools for Effective Communication and Coordination

25.03.24

If you are a parent struggling with your co-parenting relationship, then know that resources are available to you. This article will discuss the many options available to parents to help them communicate more productively and positively and provide opportunities for personal growth and reflection. This is especially important for parents experiencing a high level of conflict in their co-parenting relationship and those currently in litigation. Read More.

TRAVELLING OVERSEAS

Children Travelling Overseas - The Benefits and Risks

18.03.24

Australia is a culturally diverse nation where families have varied backgrounds. Separation can be difficult for parents, whether moving overseas permanently, taking their kids on holiday, or relocating for work. In this article, we discuss parental concerns about overseas travel, the Family Law Act's stance, airport watchlists, and common considerations for families in travel agreements. Read More.

Online DIY BFA

The Pitfalls of Online DIY BFA Prenup Kits: Why You Need a Family Lawyer

12.03.24

In today's day and age, the Internet provides a wide range of resources for various needs, including legal issues. You can find DIY kits online for tasks such as creating Wills or writing contracts, which can appeal to being affordable and convenient. However, for complicated legal matters like Binding Financial Agreements (BFAs) in family law, depending solely on these kits can lead to severe problems and implications. This article discusses the risks of using online BFA kits and emphasises the necessity of getting help from an experienced family lawyer. Read More.

Grey Divorce

The Rise of Grey Divorce: Understanding the Complexity of Grey Divorce and its Legal Implications on Older Couples

28.02.24

Our team of dedicated family law specialists brings extensive experience to the table. We understand the nuances of family law cases involving divorce at an older age. We offer comprehensive legal support tailored to your specific situation. Whether you're dealing with property settlement issues. Spousal maintenance or estate planning, we have the expertise to guide you. Read More.

Oversharing on Social Media

The Impact of Oversharing on Social Media in Family Law Proceedings

22.02.24

Family law disputes are emotionally taxing for couples going through the separation process. Some may take to social media to share details and update their friends and family on their separation. However, with the introduction of s114P in the Family Law Act on May 1, 2024, this can become a criminal offence. In this article, Matthew Shepherd, Special Counsel at Ramsden Family Law, discusses the risks of social media in family law cases and offers alternative approaches. Read More.

parenting orders

Navigating Parenting Orders During the Festive Season: A Guide For Parents Under the Family Law Act 1975 (Cth)

19.12.23

While the holiday season is supposed to be a joyous time spent with loved ones, parents dealing with family law matters may face extra difficulties during the Christmas period. It's important to understand your responsibilities outlined in parenting orders according to the Family Law Act 1975 (Cth) during this time. This helps to create a happy and peaceful experience for you and, most importantly, for your children over the holidays. Read More.

Superannuation

Superannuation In Family Law Matters

17.08.23

As relationships evolve, asset division can become intricate, particularly when superannuation enters the picture. This element holds significant weight within family law property arrangements, subject to 'superannuation splitting.' Converting it into cash requires meeting specific eligibility criteria, frequently linked to retirement age or challenging circumstances. Adding to the complexity, self-managed superannuation funds (SMSFs) further complicate matters. In this article, we provide expert guidance through the realm of superannuation splitting, ensuring equity within the intricate landscape of family law. Read More.