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The new Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (FCFCOA)

The Australian Law Reform Commission report, Family Law for the Future: An Inquiry into the Family Law System was tabled in Parliament back in 2019. It contained 60 recommendations designed to improve the process and reduce the financial burden associated with filing matters in the Family Court of Australia. On 1 September 2021, the Federal Circuit…

Is Your Home Really Your Castle?

We all like to believe that Darryl Kerrigan was right and that our homes are our castles but what happens if your neighbours are making life difficult?

The Litigation Process Made Easy!

Unfortunately, from time to time people are confronted with litigating a dispute. Whether you choose to act for yourself as a self-represented litigant or instruct lawyers to act for you, it helps to have an understanding of the process. Let’s take a simple debt scenario and step through the process. If you are owed say…

Parenting Orders vs. Parenting Plans – What’s the difference?

Everyone wants what’s best for their children. In cases about children, the Family Courtshave the best interests of the children as the paramount consideration.Although it may seem simple, often separated parents can have very different ideas aboutwhat sort of arrangements are in their children’s best interests. These types of disputesabout the parenting of children, or…

The Biggest Financial Decision You Will Make!!

Buying property is one of the biggest financial decisions you will ever make in your lifetime.  Currently interest rates are low enticing prospective home buyers to enter the market. So have you found your dream home and looking to make a purchase but you are not familiar with the process?  Our conveyancing team can help…