Author: brisbanelawyers

What is an extended family in Australia? An Extended family is a type of familial relationship that is larger than the nuclear family. This type of familial relationship is typically made... Read More

Bankruptcy Act 1996 and Family Law Act 1975 – AustLII and Divorce Loopholes Under the bankruptcy act 1966 law, creditors are unable to claim against a person’s estate if that person... Read More

Australian divorce law property settlement, How Your Ex Can End Up With Your Estate? “Australian divorce law property settlement“, says A breakdown of a relationship can be one of the hardest... Read More

What to do if you are considering Separation? A separation in your family. What does it mean for you? Have you clearly thought it through? This could be one of the most traumatic... Read More

Joint Collaborative Mediation with a collaborative trained solicitor and psychologist I am an Accredited Family Law Specialist. Over the many years that I have been in practice I have been... Read More

The answer is yes! Well if they are done properly anyway. It is a common misconception that Binding Financial Agreements / Prenuptial Agreements are simple contracts between two people... Read More

For children born or adopted in Queensland, parents may change their child’s first name once before the child turns one (1) and parents may change their child’s family name no... Read More

Traveling with a child overseas is usually a decision for both parents to make, if they share parental responsibility for the child or if there are Court Orders in place.... Read More

What if your Spouse is Entitled to Your Lottery Winnings? At one point or another, everyone has thought about the possibility of winning the lottery. But what happens to the lottery... Read More

Are you thinking about doing getting a DIY Will Kit? DIY will Kit: The letters “DIY” seem to apply to just about everything these days, and one area of ‘do it... Read More