Separation

Spouses will at times organise their roles so that one person is the primary income earner and the other attends to the parenting and homemaker duties. Although this division of roles may work during a relationship, when separation occurs this can create a huge disparity in...

The Family Law Act 1975 determines how to divide property following the breakdown of a relationship. An important step in this process is to identify and value the assets that form the property pool. Property or business valuations will help establish both the value of...

The Court determines what is in a child’s best interest by considering the matters set out in Section 60CC of the Family Law Act 1975. Under this section the Court is required to consider any views expressed by the child and the weight it should...