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Understanding Consent Orders in Family Law Matters

If both parties have reached agreement about parenting and/or financial/property arrangements and want to formalise the agreement to make it binding, they can apply to the Family Court of Australia for consent orders. In previous articles we outlined the way in which financial agreements (also known as binding financial agreements and sometimes pre-nuptials) can be…

Understanding Family Law Financial Agreements – Part 3

In our previous articles on this topic we discussed the often poorly understood financial agreement (often called a binding financial agreement or pre-nuptial) within family law matters and in particular: Some background about financial agreements When financial agreements might be useful at the start of a relationship What matters a financial agreement can cover In…

Understanding Family Law Financial Agreements – Part 1

Financial agreements are at the heart of many family law matters but remain one of the most poorly understood areas of law.  In this series of articles we will outline what financial agreements are, when they are used in family law matters and their key characteristics. This is vital information for anyone going through the…

55 years of service to the law

At the end of 2014 the Oakey community saw the end of a legal career spanning 55 years.  Wonderley & Hall’s Rod Teevan retired after more than half a century in various legal areas. For more information on Rod’s career in the law and to read about Troy Krahenbring who took over in our Oakey…