A Guide to The Administration of an Estate

A Guide to The Administration of an Estate

In Victoria, when a person passes away, usually the Executor in their Will, or their next of kin, must deal with their Estate. “The Estate” comprises of all the property and liabilities of a person in existence after his or her death. It is important to note that some...
De Facto Relationships

De Facto Relationships

What is a de facto relationship? A de facto relationship is defined under section 4AA of the Family Law Act 1975 . Since 2009, the Family Courts have the ability to make orders for both financial and parenting matters for those involved in a de facto relationship, as...
A Guide to Parenting Arrangements After Separation

A Guide to Parenting Arrangements After Separation

Going through a separation can be a difficult time for both you and your family.  One of the most important matters you will need to consider is working out parenting arrangements for your child. Below are some of the most common questions asked by clients when...
Intervention Orders

Intervention Orders

If you are in immediate danger call 000 and ask for the police. In circumstances where one party does not feel safe as a result of various actions by another party, they can consider applying for an intervention order in the Magistrates’ Court.  This does not...
A Guide to Divorce

A Guide to Divorce

Going through a divorce is difficult and can be very stressful, however, an experienced family lawyer will provide you with support and make the process as smooth as possible for you. We will explain the process to you at every stage and make sure you are aware of...