Author: brisbanefamilylawyer

A Binding Financial Agreement is a private contract between two parties in which they are effectively finalising property settlement and spousal maintenance issues outside of the Court. Binding Financial Agreements can... Read More

In parenting proceedings, parties are required to complete a Court form titled Notice of Child Abuse, Family Violence or Risk which discloses any allegations the parent may have against the... Read More

Every day the number of children born via surrogacy arrangements in Australia and overseas is increasing significantly. By definition, surrogacy is a form of assisted reproductive technology whereby a surrogate mother... Read More

It is very important that your Will is always current and up to date. Why? If the Coronavirus Pandemic has taught us anything, it’s that the future is unknown and... Read More

For decades, if you wanted a divorce in Australia, you had to prove your spouse was to blame. No-fault divorce was not legal by local law. The grounds ranged from... Read More

Children Family Court Jurisdiction: In a recent decision in the Family Court found that it was very regrettably that the mother did not support the child being vaccinated. The Court... Read More

Who keeps the engagement ring after divorce/separation according to engagement ring law? One of the big questions couples have after a relationship breaks down is what happens to the engagement ring. The... Read More

The recently announced 2021-2022 Budget has allocated $100 million over 4 years to the Family Court and Federal Circuit Court of Australia. It is hoped that this increased funding will... Read More

With Melbourne currently in the midst of yet another lockdown as a result of the recent spread of Coronavirus, it’s important to know that the Courts remain up and running... Read More

Financial help for single mums: What happens if you are pregnant and the father is no longer willing to raise the child or provide pregnancy financial assistance? Is the father still... Read More