Posts | Category: Family & Relationships Law

Beware Legal Implications of Social Media

Posted 06-10-2020

Posting on social media during or after a family law court case can be fraught with problems, as the RMB Lawyers Family and Relationships Law division explains.

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The Qualities that make a Good Family Lawyer

Posted 21-09-2020

There is a world of difference between a good family lawyer and a bad one. RMB Lawyers Managing Partner CRAIG OSBORNE explains the qualities he sees in a good family lawyer.

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Navigating the Early Stages of Your Separation

Posted 23-07-2020

At the early stages of your separation, knowing what resources are available to assist you can alleviate significant financial stress. RMB Family & Relationships Law division reports.

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Four Steps to Property Settlements

Posted 30-06-2020

RMB Family & Relationships Law Division explains the four steps involved in property settlements.

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Who Gets the Pet can be a Big Issue in Divorce Cases

Posted 20-03-2019

When couples separate it’s often hard enough for them to decide who is getting the television, the couch or even the children. And when it’s the family pet, it’s by no means less complicated, as the head of RMB Lawyers’ Family & Relationships Law Division CLAIRE OSBORNE explains.

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The Rules of Changing your Child's Surname

Posted 31-08-2018

Changing a child’s surname can’t be done simply as a matter of convenience to one or other of the parents. There are many other considerations, as The RMB Family & Relationships Law division explains:

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Domestic Violence Protection Nation-Wide

Posted 20-04-2018

Domestic violence laws have been changed in Australia to ensure better protection for victims across State and Territory boundaries. RMB Lawyers Partner MARTIN CULLETON explains:

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Surrogacy: Yours, Mine or Ours?

Posted 01-06-2017

Surrogacy involves complex legal, emotional and social issues.

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Relocating Children a Hard Road for All

Posted 26-04-2017

Relocation of children after a marriage or relationship ends is an emotional topic.

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Grandparents and the Family Law Act

Posted 29-02-2016

A look at grandparents’ rights in family breakdowns.

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Child Custody in Global Spotlight

Posted 29-02-2016

How the Hague Convention is applied to international child custody battles.

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Witnesses in the Family Court

Posted 29-02-2016

Advice for people called to give evidence in Family Court cases.

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Special Skills Lose their Edge

Posted 29-02-2016

A recent case which has changed the way courts look at “special skills” contributions when dividing assets in a family breakdown.

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Former Sex Worker Loses De-facto Claim

Posted 29-02-2016

The case of a former sex worker who had her claim for de facto status rejected.

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Does a Sperm Donor Qualify as a Father

Posted 29-02-2016

A recent case which has changed the way in which sperm donors are viewed.

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Reality of Equal Parental Responsibility after Family Break-ups

Posted 29-02-2016

The reality of equal parental responsibility after family break-ups.

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Family Law Act gets Tougher on Violence

Posted 29-02-2016

Changes to the Family Law Act to provide better protection from violence and abuse.

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Tax Implications of Divorce Settlements

Posted 02-12-2015

The taxation implications in disposal of assets after divorce.

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Collaborate for Family Law Solutions

Posted 02-08-2015

Collaborative Family Law as an alternative to more confrontational ways of dealing with family breakdown and divorce.

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Setting Aside Family Law Consent Orders

Posted 08-04-2015

The circumstances in which Family Law Consent orders can be set aside.

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Are Family Law Consent Orders able to be set-aside?

Posted 23-02-2015

Following a Relationship breakdown, the parties to that relationship, being spouses or people who have been in a De Facto relationship often need to resolve matters of property. This is, in essence, what property settlement is all about.

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Splitter Super After Separation

Posted 10-11-2014

We look at splitting superannuation when couples separate.

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Pre-Nuptial Agreements

Posted 10-11-2014

Pre-nuptial agreements and questions how binding they actually are.

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Facebook No Place For Family Disputes

Posted 10-11-2014

An examination of the pitfalls posed by social media in Family Law disputes.

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Resolving Disputes For Your Child's Sake

Posted 10-11-2014

Family Dispute Resolution.

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