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Funding for new, faster hearings announced in 2017-18 Budget

11-May-2017 Family Law By Mel Collins

Attorney General George Brandis has announced an investment of $12.7 million to establish Parenting Management Hearings (PMH) in the Family Court and Federal Circuit Court in the 2017-18 Federal Budget. The hearings are designed to be “fast,...

How to increase your business productivity

7-May-2017 Commercial Disputes By Mel Collins

Would you like to increase your business productivity and decrease internal work disputes? Streeterlaw Senior Solicitor, Mr Evatt Styles, provides this overview of the employment dispute resolution process relating to small and medium-sized enterprises...

How to support someone going through separation or divorce

30-March-2017 Family Law,General By Mel Collins

Family separation and divorce are painful and emotional times for all concerned. The parties are often under a great deal of pressure and distress and the support of family and friends is vital. A friend or family member may assist or support in the...

Bankruptcy notices – the last resort of enforcement

16-March-2017 Commercial Disputes,Fraud and Insolvency By Mel Collins

Issuing a bankruptcy notice is often the last resort enforcement mechanism used by creditors to recover assets from a debtor. However, the knock-on effect can impact creditors and debtors alike. Streeterlaw Senior Solicitor Mr Evatt Styles said the...

Tips to reduce the risk of employment disputes

11-March-2017 Commercial Disputes By Mel Collins

Owners of small to medium-sized enterprises who wish to protect their businesses from internal work disputes with their employees must establish a process that creates clear and concise job descriptions and employee agreements. Streeterlaw Senior...

How is property divided at the end of a de facto relationship?

Family Law,Property By Mel Collins

While de facto relationships are like marriage; and the law treats them in a similar way concerning parenting and property distribution, the intention behind entering into a de facto relationship is widely variable, and this impacts the treatment of a...

Child support – everything you need to know

blog,Family Law By Mel Collins

Everything you need to know about how to apply, challenge or opt out of a Child Support Assessment Child support is a particularly sensitive topic for parents involved in the process, as few people are satisfied with the level of support they either...

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