Legal News - March 2016

Dividing property of uncertain value
Date: Mar 30, 2016

In the event of a divorce or a relationship breakdown, one of the things the parties....

Can I relocate with my child after receiving court orders?
Date: Mar 30, 2016

In the event of separation, parents may be granted court orders with respect to their children's....

Defining a de facto relationship under the law
Date: Mar 30, 2016

In the contemporary world, being in a relationship does not necessarily lead to marriage. Instead, a couple....

What rights does a child have in a custody case?
Date: Mar 15, 2016

A case of child custody can be an emotionally and financially draining process for....

Who keeps the engagement ring when a wedding is called off?
Date: Mar 14, 2016

A period of engagement is for many people a trial to test the relationship before....

Remarrying after a divorce
Date: Mar 11, 2016

When a marriage breaks down, it does not always immediately lead to divorce. Often, after separation, couples....

What powers can racing stewards execute?
Date: Mar 09, 2016

Horse racing is one of Australia's great pastimes. The feeling of marvel while watching the....

The growing role of technology in family law
Date: Mar 09, 2016

In today's modern world, technology has advanced at a spectacular rate and has become integral....

Can you disinherit an estranged family member?
Date: Mar 08, 2016

In Australia, there is a general view that a person should have the right to....

Are handwritten will amendments legal?
Date: Mar 01, 2016

When estate planning, it is advisable to start as early as possible or else you....