The Differences Between A Binding Financial Agreement and a Consent Order

The clock is ticking. Time limits apply to filing property settlement applications, so you don’t want to waste the limited time you have on an option that doesn’t suit you. Binding Financial Agreements (known as BFAs or pre-nuptial agreements) and Consent Orders are two of the most common ways to…

Australian Divorce Law 101: What You Need to Know

Divorce can be a painful and difficult time not only for you and your former partner, but also your friends and family. When a marriage simply doesn’t work, a divorce may be the way for both parties to lead happier, more positive lives. The process of getting a divorce in…

Divorce | All The Commonly Asked Questions

We know divorce can be confusing. As family lawyers, we are faced with many questions on the matter every single day. Honestly, we see asking questions as the best first step anyone can take because an understanding of the process and your rights is key to minimising hassles and time-wasting….

After Separation | Your Property Settlement Options in Australia

While the purpose of dividing your assets, post-separation, with a legally-binding agreement is always the same, there are a few different ways to go through the property settlement process in Australia. Based on your situation, you might want to take a certain approach that will minimise the time, costs and…

The Property Settlement Process | Pentana Stanton

When it comes to property settlement, it is always recommendable that you get started sooner rather than later. While there is no minimum time period for making the necessary arrangements, strict time limits do apply to the submission of your property adjustment applications. This is regardless of your marital or…

Family Law: Property Settlement & Divorce

Unfortunately, most cases of divorce are not as simple as terminating a contract and moving to another home without your soon-to-be-ex-partner. There are matters you’ll need to take care of regarding the separation of your joint and shared assets. This is where property settlement is concerned. So, what is a…

Separation & Divorce: 7 Things You Should Do

Ending a long-term relationship is not easy, but sometimes, separation and divorce are realities that need to be faced. While nobody wishes for their marriage to end with a legal battle, it is, unfortunately, true in a number of circumstances. To help make better decisions during a divorce, here is…

Separation & Divorce: 5 Things You Should Never Do

Going through divorce and separation is never easy. Problems will often arise when people get caught up in the small details and issues of the process, that they forgot about the desired outcome they originally wanted. Stay on track, don’t waste time and avoid these mistakes during your separation or…

Get Legal Help with These Family Matters

Family matters are pretty sensitive and create a lot of stress. Trying to resolve these matters yourself is not always the best course of action. The issues are often twofold, namely: The effect of the family breakdown upon you personally and also upon the rest of your family; and The…

Ways Commercial Lawyers Can Help Your Business

The legal aspects associated with your business and employees can be quite overwhelming. If you have a business, then commercial lawyers should be seen as part of your business. These legal experts can help your company in so many different ways and could very well mean the difference between staying…