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05/07/2017

Millennial Lawyers: Friend or Foe?

There is a lot of talk about millennial’s and what they do or don’t bring to the workforce.

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04/07/2017

Family Law Myths: de facto relationship

As you've probably gathered, the answer is often not a simple one. Every case is different and you need advice that is specific to your circumstances.

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30/06/2017

What They Don’t Teach You At Law School

As the last six months of my law degree fast approaches, I am beginning to reflect on what I will be taking away from my degree apart from an oversized piece of paper and a large HECS debt.

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28/06/2017

Grief and Family Law

Reading the Canberra Times article ‘Man set home on fire so wife wouldn’t get it in divorce, court hears” reminded me just how difficult the process of separation and divorce can be.

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26/06/2017

What is a Financial Agreement (pre nup), and why do I need one?

In Australia, Binding Financial Agreements (colloquially known as pre nups) are not like the typical pre nup you see depicted in TV shows and movies.

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19/06/2017

5 ‘hot tips’ for negotiating an agreement

Alternative dispute resolution (ADR) is all the rage these days. Whether through lawyers, third party professions or directly – the ADR process keeps people focused on the issues and (for the most part) avoid disputes going to Court.

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15/06/2017

The next best thing to same sex marriage?

I recently read an article describing a same sex marriage agreement known as the ‘Evermore Pledge’ which, purports to be a contract between same sex spouses that will specifically address aspects that are usually covered under the Marriage Act 1961.

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09/06/2017

Where there is a Will, there is a way (to see a copy of a Will)

The death of a family member is distressing. Death with the addition of a dispute about the Will or uncertainty about what the Will says makes that loss that much more acute.

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07/06/2017

How to choose the right Family Law firm for you?

Farrar Gesini Dunn were the first specialised Family Law firm in Canberra and one of the first in the country.

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02/06/2017

Annulment – When can you annul a marriage?

In Friends, Ross and Rachel get drunk in Las Vegas and get married.

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31/05/2017

Communication about that certainty of life

I was reading an article in The Canberra Times dated 16 May 2017 ‘My dad rewrote his will just before he died of cancer’ by Nina Hendy.

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29/05/2017

Ownership of Properties in Second Relationships

Buying a home is an exciting step, whether it be your first home or not.

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