But… De Facto sounds so serious?

By | 2018-05-09T09:50:33+00:00 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 | 2018-05-03T12:12:16+00:00 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 | 2018-05-03T12:10:51+00:00 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 […]

A better way to resolve your family law matter?

By | 2018-04-12T10:16:35+00:00 April 12th, 2018|

collaborative lawWhen couples separate, they often have difficulties reaching agreement.  You’ve probably heard the horror stories of parties getting stuck in Court for years, and spending all their money on lawyers, and thought, “There must be a better way!”