Monthly Archives: June 2014

What is the difference between a Binding Financial Agreement and Consent Orders?

Post Image

There are only two ways (that are legally binding and recognised at law) that you can settle your property matters, and they are either by consent orders or a binding financial agreement. Each matter is slightly different in circumstances and you should consult a lawyer to advise you on the advantages and disadvantages of both […]

Continue Reading...

How to get a divorce in Australia

Post Image

Divorce is the legal procedure which brings about an end to a marriage. The term “divorce” does not refer to distributing the matrimonial property, which is referred to as “property settlement” or to issues surrounding the care of the children, which are referred to as “parenting matters”. However, you do not need to be divorced […]

Continue Reading...

Defacto Relatioships

Post Image

Are you in a defacto relationship? Under the Family Law Act 1975 couples can be either opposite sex or same-sex to be in a defacto relationship. In order to meet the threshold requirements under the Family Law Act, parties to a defacto relationship must have a geographical connection to either Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria, […]

Continue Reading...

I love you, will you register me?

Post Image

It doesn’t quite have the same ring to it as “will you marry me?” does it?  However amendments to Queensland legislation have recently seen the Civil Partnership Act now changed to the Relationship Act 2011. The Relationship Act 2011 removes any state sanctioned ceremonies when entering registered relationships and yet again waters down law recognising […]

Continue Reading...
close
Facebook Iconfacebook like buttontwitter follow buttonSee our ProfileSee our Profile