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Parenting Arrangements for Easter

The smell of hot cross buns, the wonderful arrays of colourful Easter eggs, the blissful encounters with the fluffy Easter Bunny, and the excitement of Easter egg hunts are some of your children’s favourite things over the Easter break. It is a holiday that the children usually love and look forward to every year. Nonetheless, …

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Why Should we do a Financial Settlement now?

Many people separate and in the interests of remaining amicable work out some temporary arrangements and then wait and see what happens. Neither party get legal advice and they do what they think is sensible and practical and usually what works best for their family. “I don’t need legal advice, we can work through this …

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Separating and Settling Amicably

So, you’ve made the difficult decision to split up. Whether you are ending a marriage or a de-facto relationship, breaking up is never easy and there is much to be sorted out. Every situation is different and you’ll want to get a good divorce lawyer or de-facto relationship lawyer in Perth to guide you through …

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Maintain Back to School Routine After Holiday Divorce

Maintaining a school routine is difficult at the best of times for happily married or cohabiting couples. Throw a messy divorce, particularly one that has happened over the holidays, into the mix and it can be a recipe for disaster. Emotions are high and everyone is on edge, and the smallest thing can often kick …

Starting a New Chapter

Starting a New Chapter

The presents are unwrapped, the Christmas tree is put away and you have somehow managed to survive the mayhem of the holiday season. Now, the New Year is upon you and reality sinks in once again. For many people the New Year is a time to reflect on their family and relationships and start a …

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But What About My Furbaby

Most people regard their pets as members of their family and love them unconditionally. Many people assume that if they separated from their spouse and there was a disagreement about who keeps the family pet, the Family Court of Western Australia would impose “custody” arrangements as they do for children’s matters. In making decisions about …

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Before You Reach for Your Mobile Phone….

So, you are currently a party in proceedings before the Family Court of Western Australia.  The process has been very emotional and stressful and your relationship with your former partner is very strained.  You are doing your best to ensure the best for your children, but you have some real concerns about the behaviour of …

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The Dangers of DIY Wills

There are many do-it-yourself kits available that can assist you to prepare your own Will.  This may sound like the perfect solution to what you consider to be a very simple matter. However, preparing your own Will can be risky business as you may not include all important matters within your Will and you may …

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Collaboration vs. Courtroom

There are a lot of incorrect assumptions when it comes to divorce and separation. One common misconception is that once you separate in order to finalise a property settlement you must go to court, this is entirely incorrect. It is only one method of dispute resolution but there are many others that are known as …

Harmonious Arrangements During Christmas

How do you make sure that you, your ex and your children still have an enjoyable and harmonious time over Christmas? Perhaps you don’t want to go through a Perth Child Custody Law Firm. When you are planning your Christmas, just remember that everything looks better in the D.A.W.N light: D – istract yourself with …

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