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Do I have even have a case against them?

14-June-2018 Contested Wills By admin

Can a family-provision claim be brought against the estate of a step-father by a son whose mother has died? In the case of Hill v Anderson, The Supreme Court recently considered whether David Anderson was adequately provided for following the death of...

When there seems nowhere to turn

24-May-2018 Fraud and Insolvency By admin

Fraudulent behaviour in the guise of blackmail was halted and a client’s peace of mind restored when Streeterlaw’s Fraud Recovery Team acted swiftly to nullify a serious situation. The client, a man of standing in the community, had received...

How binding are Child Support Agreements?

10-May-2018 Family Law By Mel Collins

Binding Child Support Agreements (BCSAs) are an increasingly common method of formalising agreements for the payment of child support, often as part of a package of documents that finalise all the issues at separation, including property consent orders,...

Collaborative law – the hope for the future of Australian Family Law

5-March-2018 Family Law By admin

Collaborative Law is emerging as a very strong and successful alternative dispute resolution process which can ultimately save parties hundreds of thousands of dollars by keeping them out of Court. In September 2017 the Australian Law Reform...

Children’s wishes in Family Court – High Court says wishes of child not only factor to consider despite their age

5-February-2018 Family Law By admin

When making decisions about where children should live (‘custody’) the Court needs to consider a number of factors in determining what is in the child’s best interest – not necessarily what is best for the parent/s or even what the child...

Family Law Christmas Survival Guide – What to do and what to avoid as a separated family

18-December-2017 Family Law By admin

Christmas can be a very hard time of year for separated families and especially the children. When negotiating arrangements for who will see the Children over Christmas, Accredited Specialist in Family Law, Simone Green recommends you consider the...

High Court intervenes in private Family Law Agreement

7-December-2017 Family Law By admin

Anyone considering making a Financial Agreement in circumstances where there is unequal bargaining power and a significant proposed imbalance in assets and income should obtain specialist Family Law advice before proceeding. The High Court recently...

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