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….

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…

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…

A Few Things You Don’t Know About Child Support

When it comes to divorce or separation, proper childcare should be the main priority. Children are usually the ones who suffer the most during divorce or separation. Both parents have a responsibility to make the process and results of separation as emotionally and financially easy on a child as possible….

5 Common Reasons That Relationships End in Divorce

Most marriages today end in divorce.  This is a sad little fact that probably doesn’t make you feel any better when you are busy signing those papers and pretty soon you will be bombarded with one question; why…  Why did your relationship end in divorce? And more importantly why do…

Family Law – Understanding a Pet-Nup (Pre-Nuptial Agreement)

Family law is quite complex.  This law division includes a huge list of categories such as separation and divorce, child support and maintenance, children’s matters, family violence, parenting disputes, property settlement, binding financial agreements and more.  However, when separation does occur, what happens to the family pets? Household Pets are…

What Happens When You Contravene Family Law Orders

What Happens When You Contravene Family Law Orders Family Law orders are judgements made by judicial officers of the Family Court of Australia or Federal Circuit Court of Australia. The rationale underpinning Family Law is to assist family members in the breakdown of their de facto relationship or marriage, end…

Separation and Divorce

Family Law – Separation and Divorce What is Separation? Separation is when you and your partner stop living together in a domestic or marriage-like relationship. When you decide the relationship is over, you do not need to get your partner’s approval for the separation. You simply have to ensure that…