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Would You Really Be Happier Without Your Partner?

For the 120,000 Australian couples who say “I do” each year, their intention always was to honour those vows. Unfortunately, many marriages do not turn out that way with just under 50,000 divorces granted annually. Some of the most common questions clients ask are; When can I get divorced? How long do I have to …

Will Writing and What You Need to Consider

A 2018 survey showed that more than 50% of Western Australian adults do not have a Will. If you die without a Will, you have died ‘intestate’. The law provides for your estate to be divided in a certain way when you die intestate. Your estate is divided between your spouse and children (if you …

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What is The Process of Getting a Divorce?

When it comes to the difficult question of divorce, most people don’t know where to start or how the process works. Here we take a look at the divorce process and some of the issues you need to consider. When to divorce? This is a personal decision, driven by your own requirements and situation. The …

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What is the Difference Between Legal Separation and Divorce

There’s no doubt that family breakups are very high on the list of the most stressful and painful experiences any family has to confront. Family law is a specialised and highly complex area of the law so it’s vital to make sure you are supported by an experienced specialist family lawyer. One of the first …

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What to do When Your Spouse Won’t Agree to a Divorce

Going through a divorce is tough, even when both spouses agree to end the marriage. However it is not unheard of for one partner to disagree or try to avoid signing paperwork that makes the divorce official. Given that 48.8% of divorces in Western Australia involve children, it is important for a divorcing couple to …

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