I Want Them To Leave! – Who Gets To Stay In The Family Home?

Amelia Cox – Family Law Team Leader After separation, some couples whether married or de facto, choose to continue to live together in the family home until they have resolved their parenting and property matters. In family law terms this is called being “separated but living under one roof”. Parties may choose to continue living …

Property Settlements And Superannuation – What If My Ex Doesn’t Disclose Superannuation?

Have you recently separated and want to finalise a property settlement? Did you know you might be entitled to some of your former partner’s superannuation? There is a much easier way to discover superannuation assets! After a relationship has ended, there usually needs to be consideration and discussion about who gets what before each person …

The New Federal Circuit And Family Court Of Australia – What Does This Mean?

Amelia Cox – Family Law Practice Leader This year 1 September 2021 did not just mark the first day of Spring but also welcomed a new era in the Australian family law system. The new Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia has now commenced, but what does this mean for you? Division 1 And …

How To Navigate Parenting Arrangements In A Time Of COVID-19 Lockdown

Covid-19 Restrictions And Parenting Arrangements As the NSW Government announces a further 4-week lockdown and further local government areas are forced into a stricter lockdown, concern grows amongst parents. It begs the question: Do I have to continue my parenting arrangement due to COVID-19 restrictions? The team at Expert Family Lawyers Central Coast understands that …

Dedicated Fast Tracked Covid-19 List – Family Court And Federal Circuit Court

The Courts have responded to the COVID-19 pandemic by ensuring that matters continue to be heard remotely if needed. Judges, lawyers and court staff have all been adaptive and flexible to ensure that the system can continue to function in this time. Border closures and travel restrictions have created significant difficulties for many families and …

Making Co-Parenting Easier

At Expert Family Lawyers Central Coast, we are always encouraging health co-parenting however, it is quite common for clients to present chains of disrespectful emails or text messages with the parents calling each other names and arguing about issues that may have been a null issue had the communication between the parties been better. There are …

Family Law Agreement Can’t Be Reach – Now What?

So You Can’t Reach A Family Law Agreement – What Happens Now? So you and your ex-partner have tried come to an agreement after separation in respect of parenting, property or both but you haven’t been able to do so.  The next question you will more than likely ask it ‘What now?’.  That’s a good …

What Are 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 …

How Does An Inheritance Affect A Property Settlement After We Separate?

Inheritance are treated as a financial contribution by the person who receives it.  It also depends on when the inheritance was received and what it was spent on. If it was late in the relationship or after separation then some Judges have segregated the money from the other assets if there are enough other assets …

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