As highlighted in my previous article “Why do I need a Family Lawyer?”, a failure to finalise your property settlement with your former spouse/partner as promptly as possible after separation can have drastic consequences on the outcome. No family law case highlights this more painfully – at least, for high-income parties – than the decision in Trask … Continue reading “The Need for Speed? – Post-Separation Settlement”
As everyone in Western Australia knows, property prices have plummeted in recent years, particularly in regional communities reliant on the resources industry. This has caused problems for separated couples who entered into Consent Orders for property settlement, only to find they could not sell one or more properties for the price they assumed they would … Continue reading “We’ve been ordered to sell the house, but we can’t!”
The Team as DS Family Law wish you a joyous Christmas and a wonderful, safe and prosperous New Year. For your convenience, please note that our office will be closed from 12pm on Friday, 23 December 2016, and will reopen at 8.30am on Tuesday, 3 January 2017.
In my last post, I discussed why it is a good idea to get advice from a family lawyer. In this post, I provide tips on how to choose the right one for you. For most people, their relationship with their family lawyer is different to that with their accountant, financial planner or commercial lawyer … Continue reading “Which Family Lawyer should I choose?”
Join our Director, Milos Supljeglav and Mix 94.5 Drive’s Lisa and Tim, as they discuss surrogacy and the case of baby Gammy.
Once a Trial has concluded, it may be many months (or longer) before Judgment is delivered and orders made. In that time, new evidence may come to light which, if put before the Judge, could affect their decision. In this article I look at the legal principles which govern the “re-opening” of a matter after Trial, … Continue reading “Re-opening proceedings before final orders are made”
Join our Director, Milos Supljeglav and 6PR’s Gary Adshead as they discuss difficulties regarding parenting arrangements over the Christmas holiday period. Part 1: Part 2: Related pages: Parenting Arrangements Relocating with Children
What recourse is available to you if your former spouse owes you money, or is refusing to sign transfer of ownership documents, or is refusing to transfer possession of an asset to you? If there are existing Orders of the Family Court or you have a signed Financial Agreement (otherwise known as a “Binding Financial … Continue reading “Enforcing Family Court Property Orders: The Process Explained”
Our Director, Milos Supljeglav, gives an interview to Nicolas Perpitch of ABC News Online, about commercial surrogacy in Australia – click here. Related pages: Same-sex couples and parenthood
Take a moment to ponder this… Would Donald Trump ever take a life-changing decision about his family or corporate empire without first getting in-depth legal advice? Does Paul McCartney regret not taking advice to enter into a Pre-Nuptial Agreement with ex-wife Heather Mills? But before responding: “Well, they’re for the rich and famous, but what … Continue reading “Why do I need a Family Lawyer?”