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Family Law

What are consent Orders?

Consent Orders are Orders that you agree on and are then made by the Court in your absence. Consent Orders can be in relation to parenting or financial matters.  In order for Consent Orders to be filed, a document known as a Financial Statement must be prepared and filed with your Application for Consent Orders. […]

Family Law

How to get a Divorce

Do I have to go to Court? A Divorce Application must be filed in the Federal Circuit Court (a court that deals in family law).  You do not need to attend if: 1.   There are no children under 18; 2.   Your spouse does not object; and 3.   You have evidence that you have sent the Application […]

Family Law

Family Law Agreements

What is a Pre-nuptial Agreement? These Agreements are for people intending to enter into either a marriage or a defacto relationship but the Agreement must be completed and signed before the marriage or cohabitation commences. A Prenuptial Agreement is one form of Binding Financial Agreement that binds both parties to certain obligations in the future […]

Family Law

“Crime” and “Punishment” in Family Law property settlements

People sometimes complain, occasionally with good reason, about questionable behaviour by their partner during the relationship. Things like abuse of alcohol, drugs, gambling, squandering of money, or being abusive to them or their children. Can a spouse be “punished” for their behaviour and receive a smaller share of the property at settlement? With the exception […]

Family Law

The French Impotence Courts

The history of marriage can reveal some very interesting facts. In 16th Century France for example, men who were not able to please their wives in bed were summoned before the Court. This is because one of the few reasons the Church would allow a woman a Divorce was if their Husband could not perform […]