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Caley Kim – Accredited Family Law Specialist

Milos Supljeglav
Managing Director
Accredited Family Law Specialist

Posted on 05/11/2023

  We warmly congratulate Caley on attaining her Family Law Specialist accreditation from the Law Society of WA. Many who have undertaken the gruelling assessment process will attest to the significance of Caley’s achievement. It is great to have another accredited specialist as part of our highly talented and reputable team. We are extremely proud … Continue reading “Caley Kim – Accredited Family Law Specialist”


Mental Health Assessment and Support in the Family Court

Rebecca Ward
Senior Associate

Posted on 15/09/2023, Last Updated on 31/10/2023

  Having a mental health condition can often lead to the breakdown of a marital or de facto relationship, and the consequences of separation for such reasons can prove even more difficult to address where children are involved.  The primary issue usually revolves around the concerned parent not being present to ensure a child is … Continue reading “Mental Health Assessment and Support in the Family Court”


Legal Strategies for Addressing and Preventing Parental Alienation

Greg Spriensma
Lawyer

Posted on 10/08/2023, Last Updated on 27/11/2023

The parenting provisions in both the Family Law Act (for married parents) and the Family Court Act (WA) (for de facto/unmarried parents) are clear that a child should have a “meaningful relationship” with both parents, to the extent it is in the child’s best interests for this to occur. In an ideal world, parents will … Continue reading “Legal Strategies for Addressing and Preventing Parental Alienation”


DS Family Law in the Mandurah Mail

Posted on 01/05/2023, Last Updated on 31/10/2023

DS Family Law was recently featured in a newspaper article published by the Mandurah Mail. If you’re experiencing a challenging time due to relationship breakdown, you can contact our team of highly experienced and knowledgeable family lawyers across DS Family Law offices in Mandurah, Midland, and Perth. Read the full article from the 27th of … Continue reading “DS Family Law in the Mandurah Mail”


19 Years of DS Family Law

Posted on 20/04/2023, Last Updated on 31/10/2023

DS Family Law recently celebrated its 19th birthday, marking almost two decades of providing family law advice and representation to clients. As we progress towards our 20th year in business, we continue our ongoing commitment to deliver superior family law services and would like to express our sincere gratitude and thanks to all who have … Continue reading “19 Years of DS Family Law”


DS Family Law Promotion – Gregory Martinovich to Associate

Milos Supljeglav
Managing Director
Accredited Family Law Specialist

Posted on 07/03/2023, Last Updated on 31/10/2023

It is with pleasure we announce the promotion of Gregory (Greg) Martinovich to Associate with DS Family Law. Greg has been working with us for in excess of 10 years (in various roles) and has made an outstanding contribution to the Firm over such period. We are very proud to have him as part of … Continue reading “DS Family Law Promotion – Gregory Martinovich to Associate”


Happy Holidays

Milos Supljeglav
Managing Director
Accredited Family Law Specialist

Posted on 18/12/2023

  To our valued Clients, Colleagues and Business Associates, Wishing you a wonderful, joyous, safe and restful festive holiday season and a most prosperous new year. Warm wishes, Milos Supljeglav and the DS Family Law Team   Please note that our offices will be closed from 5pm on Thursday, 21 December 2023 until 9am on … Continue reading “Happy Holidays”


Superannuation Splitting for De Facto Spouses in Western Australia

Greg Martinovich
Associate

Posted on 05/04/2019, Last Updated on 27/11/2023

September 2022 Update: Since 28 September 2022 separating de facto spouses in Western Australia have been able to “split” their respective superannuation entitlements and include the “transfer” of superannuation as part of their overall family law property settlement.  Historically, the inability of separated de facto couples in Western Australia to split their superannuation interests frequently … Continue reading “Superannuation Splitting for De Facto Spouses in Western Australia”