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The Family Law Approach To Property Settlements – It’s Not Just 50/50!

By |2019-07-03T11:03:11+10:00June 7th, 2019|Family Law, Separation Agreements|

Separating from your spouse or de-facto partner is one of the most emotional and stressful times in anyone’s life. Not only is the change in lifestyle difficult and upsetting, wondering how your property settlements are going to be finalised is often misunderstood, confusing and confronting. A common misconception is the [...]

Duty of Disclosure

By |2019-05-14T16:30:20+10:00May 8th, 2019|Family Law|

What does it mean to have a duty of disclosure? Once you and your ex-partner decide to settle your family law matters, you are both obligated to provide full and frank disclosure of your financial circumstances to each other. This process is usually overwhelming and uncomfortable for parties, especially [...]

The gift of moving on

By |2019-05-14T14:42:51+10:00February 14th, 2019|Family Law|

Whilst not the most romantic topic to discuss or think about around Valentine’s Day, taking steps to finalise your property settlement might be the best gift you can give yourself this year.  Finalising these issues will give you a sense of empowerment and freedom, and let’s face it, you don’t [...]

BTLawyers Supporting Abortion Law Reform with Donation to Children by Choice

By |2019-05-14T13:41:17+10:00October 8th, 2018|Family Law, News|

BTLawyers is making a stance in supporting fundamental women’s rights, with a substantial donation to Children by Choice. Over the last few months BTLawyers have been fundraising to support Children by Choice, a non-profit organisation committed to providing unbiased information on all unplanned pregnancy options including adoption, abortion and parenting. [...]

A Step in the Right Direction – Ban on Perpetrators of Domestic Violence Cross-Examining Victims

By |2019-05-14T15:24:22+10:00July 4th, 2018|Domestic Violence, Family Law, News|

By Georgia Dalton, BTLawyers Family Law Solicitor Last week, the Federal Government introduced the long overdue Family Law Amendment (Family Violence and Cross-examination of Parties) Bill 2018 into the House of Representatives, implementing a ban on perpetrators of domestic violence cross-examining their ex-partners. Specifically, the Bill proposes the following amendments [...]

Preparing for Christmas as a co-parent

By |2019-05-14T14:42:50+10:00November 22nd, 2017|Family Law, News|

We are delighted to share with you a podcast with Lucy Good from Beanstalk Mums and our family law specialist Vanessa Hernandez talking co-parenting at Christmas and how to be prepared…. This is one for the co-parents amongst us. It’s all about that happy, merry, family time we call Christmas. [...]