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4 Things You Need to Know about Surrogacy in Western Australia – Part 4

Rodney Worth
Barrister and Solicitor

Last Updated on 22/04/2020

This is my four-part blog on surrogacy in Western Australia. So far in this series, we have looked at the definition of a surrogacy arrangement, how to make such an arrangement in Western Australia, and how to become the parent of your surrogate child. In this final part, I answer the question: “are all surrogacy … Continue reading “4 Things You Need to Know about Surrogacy in Western Australia – Part 4”


4 Things You Need to Know about Surrogacy in Western Australia – Part 3

Rodney Worth
Barrister and Solicitor

Last Updated on 22/04/2020

This is my four-part blog on surrogacy in Western Australia. In my last two articles, I answered the questions “what is surrogacy?” (Part 1), and “how do I make a surrogacy arrangement in Western Australia?” (Part 2) . In this article (Part 3) I answer the question: “How do I become the parent of my … Continue reading “4 Things You Need to Know about Surrogacy in Western Australia – Part 3”


4 Things You Need to Know about Surrogacy in Western Australia – Part 2

Rodney Worth
Barrister and Solicitor

Last Updated on 22/04/2020

This is my four-part blog on surrogacy in Western Australia. In my last article (Part 1) I answered the question: “what is surrogacy?” In this article (Part 2) I discuss how to make a surrogacy arrangement in Western Australia. Part 2 – How to make a surrogacy arrangement in Western Australia? Firstly, the surrogacy arrangement … Continue reading “4 Things You Need to Know about Surrogacy in Western Australia – Part 2”


4 Things You Need to Know about Surrogacy in Western Australia – Part 1

Rodney Worth
Barrister and Solicitor

Last Updated on 22/04/2020

In this four-part blog, I answer the four most commonly asked questions about surrogacy law in Western Australia: Part 1 – What is surrogacy? Part 2 – How do I make a surrogacy arrangement in Western Australia? Part 3 – How do I become the legal parent of my surrogate child? Part 4 – Are … Continue reading “4 Things You Need to Know about Surrogacy in Western Australia – Part 1”


Property Settlement: The Dangers of Trivial Pursuits!

Ross Dunlop
Consultant
Barrister and Solicitor

Last Updated on 20/03/2019

As family lawyers regularly working on property settlements, it is not uncommon for us to see parties willing to spend disproportionate amounts of time, energy – and fees – on disputing the ownership of assets which can often be worth less than an invoice sent to the client for dealing with the issue! Case example … Continue reading “Property Settlement: The Dangers of Trivial Pursuits!”


3 Things You Need To Know About De Facto Relationship Law

Milos Supljeglav
Managing Director
Barrister and Solicitor

Last Updated on 20/03/2019

There are a lot of misconceptions about de facto relationships, especially when it comes to what happens when a de facto couple separates. In fact, many de facto couples themselves don’t even know where they stand legally. That’s why it’s important to find out sooner rather than later in the event of a separation. Here … Continue reading “3 Things You Need To Know About De Facto Relationship Law”


Please! Be careful how you browse online – a Family Lawyer’s perspective

Rodney Worth
Barrister and Solicitor

Last Updated on 20/03/2019

You are being tracked… If you are thinking of separating, you have likely jumped on to Google to start researching divorce, property settlement and arrangements for your children, and how to go about achieving these outcomes. In the process, I assume you will have visited the website of the Family Court of Western Australia, and … Continue reading “Please! Be careful how you browse online – a Family Lawyer’s perspective”


De Facto Relationship Law – Is My Partner Entitled To Half The House?

Milos Supljeglav
Managing Director
Barrister and Solicitor

Last Updated on 04/07/2019

Believe it or not, Family Lawyers are actually human and often partake in a drink or two at their local watering hole.  Whilst participating in such a favoured past time, I am often brought into and/or overhear conversations about the legal status and implications of de facto relationships in Australia. During the course of those … Continue reading “De Facto Relationship Law – Is My Partner Entitled To Half The House?”


Disclosure in Family Law Cases – Some Practical Tips

Greg Martinovich
Barrister and Solicitor

Last Updated on 20/03/2019

What is disclosure? Disclosure is the process whereby each party to a legal dispute exchanges relevant documents in their possession or control. Parties of family law cases have a duty to exchange both documents that are helpful and detrimental to their case. The aim of disclosure is to help the parties focus on genuine issues, … Continue reading “Disclosure in Family Law Cases – Some Practical Tips”


Does watching porn make you a bad parent?

Last Updated on 20/03/2019

Case in point: Loffler-Wingrove and Wingrove [2015] FCWA 55 The parents in this case applied for parenting orders in circumstances where, since separating in 2011, they had shared care of the children on a day-about basis. At Trial, the Mother raised concerns about the Father watching porn, and using cannabis. The matter was heard by Walters J. … Continue reading “Does watching porn make you a bad parent?”