Christmas Day and the Holidays After Separation or Divorce – Tips for Parents on Splitting Time and Making Arrangements for Children
Christmas can be a busy time of year in the family law world. Many separated parents find it difficult to agree on what arrangements are best for their children, particularly over the holidays. It can be challenging for parents to face their first holiday after a separation, and even harder...read more
Farrar Gesini Dunn’s team has been recognised again in the prestigious Doyle’s Guide listing for 2020.
We are pleased to announce that the Farrar Gesini Dunn’s team has been recognised again in the prestigious Doyle’s Guide listing for 2020. We have been recognised at the highest levels ever since the list was published for the ACT. Farrar Gesini Dunn’s Estates Director, Timothy Morton, has been personally...read more
Covid-19 – Electronic Signing and Remote Witnessing of Legal Documents via Audio-visual Link
Given the unprecedented times we are experiencing, we all reflect on our lives and whether we have done enough to ensure our plans are robust to withstand an uncertain future. This may include one’s estate planning. In our article in these uncertain times we have got you covered, we outlined...read more
How to Protect Yourself if Your Ex is Cyberstalking You
As a Family Lawyer, we come across lots of different forms of domestic violence. Some of those forms are more obvious, like physical or verbal abuse. Occasionally, we hear from clients who are terrified because they have good reasons to believe that their ex is stalking them by tracking their...read more
Parenting After Separation: The COVID-19 Edition
At FGD we understand that the current living arrangements are tough on parents and children – and particularly those from families with separated parents. In order to help you arm yourself with some information and hopefully avoid conflict over the coming days and weeks we have put together some answers...read more
A message from FGD CEO on our response to Covid-19
FGD always has the health and well-being of our employees, clients and communities at the front of mind, however at this uncertain time with the now escalating COVID-19 health crisis, I wanted to touch base personally. This is an uncertain and worrying time for us all. Whilst we do not...read more
Financial Literacy and Separation
What many of us may not realise is that financial literacy is a problem for a huge percentage of women in Australia. When you are in your mid-20s you start to wish that they taught you in high school how to cook proper food and do your taxes. Home economics...read more
Brexit: A traditional divorce or collaborative law?
The international news has been dominated recently about “Brexit”, namely the outcome of the referendum in the United Kingdom in favour of leaving the European Union by 52% to 48%. As someone who grew up in England and remains a British citizen, I’ve been paying particularly close attention, not simply...read more