owns an embryo

May 31 2021

Who owns an embryo?

Deciding who owns embryos in the event of separation and the need to reach an agreement now to avoid conflict and uncertainty. [...]

Prenuptial Agreements

May 10 2021

The Basics of Prenuptial Agreements

We explore the scope of what a prenuptial agreement - a Binding Financial Agreement (BFA), is an agreement between couples made before a marriage or de facto relationship. [...]

Virtual Visitation

May 10 2021

Virtual Visitation and Long Distance Parenting

It’s no secret that every family is different. In some circumstances, it is not feasible for parents who are separated to live within the same suburb, state, or even country. This might be because of work, a new relationship, moving closer to extended family. [...]

Signs Of Financial Abuse

May 10 2021

Signs Of Financial Abuse Or Control

Financial abuse/control is often described as a “hidden” form of domestic violence that not many people know about. The Sydney Family Lawyers explore what to do if you suspect you or someone you love is a victim of financial abuse. [...]

Family Violence and Abuse

May 10 2021

Family Violence and Abuse

As of 7 July 2012, the new section 60CC(2A) of the Family Law Act came into effect regarding family violence and abuse. The new section requires a court to priorities 'the need to protect the child from physical or psychological harm from being subject to, or exposed to, abuse, neglect or family violence'. [...]

entitled to in a divorce

May 10 2021

What am I entitled to in a Divorce if I earn little or no income?

If you’re facing, or in the middle of, the breakdown of a marriage or de facto relationship, you’re probably wondering who gets what – especially if your ex-partner met most (if not all) of the expenses for the family. Rest assured that other non-financial contributions will generally be taken into account and weighed up against direct financial contributions. [...]

Parenting Plan

Mar 22 2021

3 Items to Include in a Parenting Plan

A divorce or separation is a difficult time for both partners involved. But you don't worry about yourself as much as you worry about your children. The family life they're accustomed to is about to get uprooted. [...]