MATERNAL GRANDPARENTS GET CUSTODY AND SOLE PARENTAL RESPONSIBILITY

9 April 2019/ Uncategorized

In the case of Wragge & Wragge saw an application by child’s maternal grandparents for a child to live with them. The child's mother opposed the Application and wanted the child to live with…

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PARENTING DISPUTE AT PARRAMATTA FEDERAL CIRCUIT COURT

15 March 2019/ Uncategorized

Yesterday I appeared at the Parramatta Federal Circuit Court in a Family Law parenting matter. The mother, who we represented, was presently living in Melbourne and had not seen her 7 year old child…

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APPLYING FOR A CRIMINAL CHECK OF YOUR CURENT OR FORMER PARTNER

14 March 2019/ Uncategorized

You can apply to find out if your current or former partner has a history of violent criminal offences, through the NSW Domestic Violence Disclosure Scheme (DVDS). The NSW Police Force will conduct criminal record checks,…

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OUT OF TIME PROPERTY APPLICATION

2 March 2019/ Uncategorized

Yesterday I appeared in the Federal Circuit Court in Sydney on a matter involving an 'out of time' property settlement. In property proceedings, parties have a period of 12 months post divorce in which…

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Recovery Orders

7 February 2019/ Uncategorized

Recovery orders can apply where one party has relocated with the children, without the consent of the other parent. I may also apply to cases where a parent has refused to return the child…

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5 THINGS YOU SHOULD EXPECT FROM A LAWYER

22 January 2019/ Uncategorized

1. Communication is King When you are engaging with a family lawyer. If you don’t feel comfortable talking to your family lawyer then you have a problem. 2. Direct and plain english legal advice…

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SHIFTING THE BURDEN OF TAX IN FAMILY LAW

21 January 2019/ Uncategorized

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Drug Addiction in Parenting Matters

18 January 2019/ Uncategorized

Unfortunately drug abuse is a common problem facing society today. Specifically, the use of the drug known as ‘ice’ has been referred by to as a widespread epidemic. It is therefore quite common for…

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Out Of Love And Into The Poorhouse

18 January 2019/ Uncategorized

The costs of a marital break-up can often be severe especially in circumstances where the parties have been in a relationship for a number of years. Due to the accumulation of assets, parties will…

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House Prices in Sydney Set to Fall

18 January 2019/ Uncategorized

With property settlement matters, often it is the matrimonial home that comprises the greatest proportion of the parties’ assets. In circumstances where a matrimonial home is valued list than when purchased, this can cause…

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