Family Law – Getting it right the second time

Sadly, about one third of current marriages in Australia are likely to end in separation or divorce. Couples in de facto relationships fare even worse; the evidence shows that the separation rate is significantly higher for de facto relationships than for marriages....Read More

The Family Court: 40 years on

As anyone who has had dealings with the Family Court in recent years knows, the Family Court is in trouble. Just how much trouble was clear to anyone who went along to the the National Family Law Conference in Melbourne, held last month. The conference is the major...Read More

When is Family Court an Option?

Even though conflict is part of human nature, few of us like conflict situations because even fewer of us like to lose. And this is especially true in divorce. The emotional and financial impact of divorce is stressful enough, without the added strain of dividing...Read More