Important Things to Know Before Relocating With Your Child After Divorce

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Separating and co-parenting is not a new phenomenon in Australia, but most complications arise when one parent chooses to relocate to a different town, city, or country. Regardless of your reason to relocate with your kids, you should know the right procedure to follow. Relocation is a decision that must be made by the parents sharing the responsibility of raising the child. This article highlights things you should know before moving with your child.

21 September 2020

Can You Contest a Will If You Are Not Named as a Beneficiary?

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Everyone is eligible (and is indeed encouraged) to make a last will and testament so that their estate can be appropriately dissolved and they can pass on certain benefits to named individuals. Of course, the law does not require anyone to do this, and even if they do, they're not required to tell anyone other than the executor about the contents of the will. It may, therefore, come as something of a surprise to an individual who was close to the deceased if they were not included or even mentioned in the document.

27 December 2019

What to Do If You Face Restrictions with Your Emotional Support Dog

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If you are suffering from stress, depression, anxiety or another related medical condition then you know that certain dogs can come to your aid as an emotional support animal. This can be more than just comforting and, for many people, can represent a lifeline as they try to go about their normal daily activities. Yet you may be confused when it comes to access if you are accompanied by one of these animals, and you may have already encountered an issue here or there because of your emotional support animal.

28 May 2019

Could a Trial Separation Work in Your Case?

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Do you feel as if all the magic has disappeared from your relationship? You may have lived with your significant other for many years and have been happily married up until this time, but problems have arisen for a variety of reasons, and you seem to be gradually drifting apart. Of course, this can be a very traumatic time, and you may not know what to do, but perhaps you should consider a trial separation to see if it helps.

13 December 2018

Can Surfing the Web Help You to Close on Your First Home?

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Many people believe that the Internet is the greatest resource imaginable and certainly it is now possible to get a quick education in virtually any topic under the sun. You may love to spend many a long hour surfing the web and increasing your knowledge base, and this may have saved you some money in recent months as you have been able to solve some problems accordingly. Now, you may believe that the sky is the limit and intend to take on even bigger and bolder tasks, with the Internet as your all-knowing resource.

3 October 2018

Why You Have to Be Clear When It Comes to Your Will

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Are you sitting on the fence when it comes to drafting your last will and testament? You may think that your estate is straightforward and that distribution should be a simple and relatively obvious task. However, you should never take anything for granted, as complications may well arise when you're not around to provide evidence, and this could definitely temper the outcome. Why is there a risk to inaction? State Your Intentions

15 August 2018

Why You Will Need to Establish a Specific Score If You Are Claiming Compensation for an Injury


If you've suffered an injury, either at work or in a public place, then you've got a lot on your plate. The injury may have been significant and has stopped you from working, which one way or the other will affect your financial situation. It is a physically and mentally demanding time, as well, as you try to get the right treatment for your affliction and deal with the pain. As if this wasn't bad enough, it seems that you need to deal with a bunch of red tape, as well.

22 June 2018

Separation and Divorce: Understanding the Property Division Process

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If you are planning on separating from your partners, you should make an agreement on the division of property without going to court. This choice can help you avoid an extended divorce and related expenses. You will only need to make an agreement outlining the fair division of your assets and liabilities. Then, the court will approve, allowing you to separate amicably. Unfortunately, this direct process is not always applicable. If you cannot reach an agreement with the other party, you can apply for an order for division of property from the court.

3 May 2018

Why establishing legal paternity is important for fathers

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Many people mistakenly think that only mothers seek out paternity tests to confirm the biological father of their child. While paternity tests are sometimes used in such cases by mothers to confirm fatherhood, the applications of the test extend beyond that. Fathers have a lot of vested interest in finding out the truth because paternity plays an important role in determining the structure of the family unit and the legal responsibilities of both parents.

27 March 2018

Family Law: What You Need to Know About Parental Responsibility

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Australia's family law is designed to ensure that the best interests and well-being of children whose parents are undergoing divorce or separation are observed. Parental responsibilities and court-given parental orders are some of the ways the law makes sure that children are well taken care of after a relationship has ended. What is parental responsibility? Australia's Family Law Act stipulates that each parent has a responsibility to their child/children until they are 18 years old.

22 February 2018