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 Law division explains:
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:
Surrogacy involves complex legal, emotional and social issues.
Relocation of children after a marriage or relationship ends is an emotional topic.
How the Hague Convention is applied to international child custody battles.
Advice for people called to give evidence in Family Court cases.
A recent case which has changed the way courts look at “special skills” contributions when dividing assets in a family breakdown.
The case of a former sex worker who had her claim for de facto status rejected.
A recent case which has changed the way in which sperm donors are viewed.
The reality of equal parental responsibility after family break-ups.
Changes to the Family Law Act to provide better protection from violence and abuse.
The taxation implications in disposal of assets after divorce.
Collaborative Family Law as an alternative to more confrontational ways of dealing with family breakdown and divorce.
The circumstances in which Family Law Consent orders can be set aside.
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.
We look at splitting superannuation when couples separate.
Pre-nuptial agreements and questions how binding they actually are.
An examination of the pitfalls posed by social media in Family Law disputes.