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Christmas – Top tips and pitfalls for separated parents.

3-December-2018 Family Law By admin

Christmas is coming, and so too are some difficult times for separated families. It is the time of year when the pain of separation is felt most by each member of the family. There is a reason that the Christmas season and its aftermath is the busiest...

Ding Dong – the Family Court is dead!

29-November-2018 Family Law By admin

Streeterlaw’s Accredited Specialist family lawyer Simone Green explains the biggest changes to Family Law in Australia since 1975. Radical family law reform sits in the form of two Bills currently before the Federal Parliament being: Federal...

Collaborative Law – Stay out of Court and Save Money!

10-November-2018 Family Law By admin

There is a very fine line between love and hate and it comes as no surprise to those of us who work in Family Law that some people who once loved each other passionately now seek to destroy their former partner with an equal intensity. The good news...

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...