Blog 2017-12-19T14:23:18+00:00

Access to Justice

By | May 18th, 2018|

access to justiceIn 2017 the Law Council of Australia (the peak body for all state and territory Law Societies and Bar Associations) established “The Justice Project”.

This […]

But… De Facto sounds so serious?

By | May 3rd, 2018|

But de facto sounds so serious?

Sometimes people come to us thinking that their relationship doesn’t meet the definition of de facto. Whether it is a young couple in their twenties who never shared a house […]

Monetary Gifts

By | May 3rd, 2018|

 

Monetary Gifts

When parents give money …

It is fairly common that in a property settlement an issue arises about how to treat a gift made to the couple by one of their parents.  It is quite common for […]

Why can’t we be friends?

By | May 3rd, 2018|

Why Can't We Be Friends?

When I started here it was 2006.  James Blunt was big and nobody had an iPhone yet.  The family law community in Canberra looked pretty different – in fact the only ‘big’ firm that existed then that exists in the same form […]