Legal News - March 2014

What are court orders?
Date: Mar 28, 2014

If you are thinking about getting a divorce and have been conducting research on the subject, you may have come....

Don't forget about your pets when estate planning
Date: Mar 28, 2014

One of the most difficult aspects of estate planning can be deciding who to leave your assets....

What happens when parenting orders are breached?
Date: Mar 20, 2014

According to the Family Law Courts, when a parenting order is made as part of a child....

Family Court sheds light on divorce and serving documents
Date: Mar 18, 2014

The Family Court of Australia receives a total of 45,000 applications for divorce each year. However, about 70 per cent....

Have you made succession and estate planning a priority?
Date: Mar 14, 2014

Australian business owners need to be more proactive about succession and estate planning, AMP Capital reveals.

According to....

What the court may consider when you challenge a will
Date: Mar 13, 2014

If you have been treated unfairly in a loved one's will or received inadequate provision from their estate, you may....

Tips for telling your children you're getting a divorce
Date: Mar 10, 2014

One of the most difficult aspects of getting a divorce is breaking the news to your children.


Avoid estate disputes by getting a lawyer to help with estate planning
Date: Mar 07, 2014

While you're not required to enlist the services of a lawyer when creating a will, it's a good idea.

That's because....

What can impact your eligibility to dispute a will
Date: Mar 05, 2014

You've discovered that you're eligible to dispute a will someone has made. However, that doesn't necessarily mean....

Relationships Australia welcomes pilot counselling and education program
Date: Mar 05, 2014

A new program that will provide couples and families in Australia with access to more relationship support and services has....

Cost of raising kids 'hits parents hard'
Date: Mar 04, 2014

Bringing up a family is often considered one of life's biggest financial commitments, but as new research indicates, the related....

Over-65s 'fastest growing age group'
Date: Mar 04, 2014

Australia's population is ageing, and with people living longer than ever before, estate planning has never been more....

NSW government launches initiatives to stop domestic violence
Date: Mar 04, 2014

One of the biggest causes of death and disability among women in New South Wales - and an issue that....