family-law Blog

Is your marriage going through a rough patch? Whether you and your partner have already separated or you are considering a break up, timing plays a key part in divorce proceedings. For the best chance of your divorce being granted, you need to make sure you are doing things properly or you could face delays.

When can I apply for divorce?

 

A divorce may be granted if a marriage has broken down and there is shown to be no reasonable likelihood that you and your former partner will get back together. To demonstrate that this is the case, you must already be living separately and apart for at...

Who gets to keep what when the relationship ends?

It's an overwhelming time when a relationship ends. You might be wondering what will happen to your home, your assets, and even sentimental items when you divorce your partner. However, you'll be...

How to cope with family drama after Christmas

How to cope with family feuds

Getting together with the family is a Christmas tradition many Australians celebrate. Unfortunately, family fights have also become a tradition for many, from old...

Coping with stress this Christmas

Although Christmas is meant to be a relaxing time, the festive season has its own unique stresses. If you're not sure how to cope, here are some tips to help you stay calm and healthy over the...

Care and protection matters: what are my rights?

If the state believes that a parent is not able to properly care for a child at this time, they may take the child away. This is a very distressing and confusing time, and you might not know where...