Family Law Blog
One of the questions many of our family law clients ask is whether they will have to pay or, conversely, are entitled to receive, any financial support from their former spouse or de-facto partner after separation. When our clients enter into a marriage or de-facto...read more
Are you about to get married or enter into a defacto relationship but worried about your assets? Is a Pre Nup the answer?
At Brazel Moore Lawyers, our Family Law team often receives enquiries about "Pre-Nups". Such enquiries often come from people who are thinking of getting married or are about to enter into a defacto relationship, often a second or third one in their lives, and who are...read more
Following the death of 11-year-old Luke Batty in Victoria last month, the Victorian Parliament has introduced new penalties for failing to report child abuse to Police, including for victims of domestic violence. Luke's mother, Rosie Batty, has criticised the new...read more
Culture and religion both play a big part in how our society sees social institutions such as marriage and families. A recent report of an alleged "child marriage" in NSW involving a 12 year-old girl marrying a 28 year-old man has been the centre of much debate in...read more
The shocking circumstances surrounding the recent and tragic death of 11 year-old Luke Batty has touched the hearts of most Australians and put a spotlight on the issue of Family Violence. Luke was brutally stabbed to death by his father, Greg Anderson, at a cricket...read more
Deciding on how to divide the assets and liabilities after the breakdown of a relationship is not an easy task. One of the factors the Family Court takes into consideration is what each party has contributed to the relationship, both financially and non-financially,...read more
We live in an age where international travel is easy, affordable and is often a right of passage for young people with a world of possibilities out there for them. This can then lead to international love affairs and even marriages. So what happens if the relationship...read more
When two people marry they generally believe that it is forever. When we have children we don't look into the future and ask ourselves "What happens if our marriage doesn't work?" Many times when going through a marriage breakdown people can be entirely too wrapped up...read more
In a recent appeal case in the United Kingdom, a woman tried to sue her Solicitor for professional negligence claiming she was not advised that by getting a Divorce her marriage would be terminated. The woman, Ms Mulcahy, was a devoted practicing Catholic who said she...read more
New Laws to let you check out the criminal background of your new partner before committing to the relationship….is this a benefit or a minefield!
For some time there has been much political and social debate surrounding family violence including its connection with family law. This has led to a lot of research into and some significant changes in the law to help combat family violence and to allow for greater...read more