Author: Merridy Elphick Lawyers

The delicate balance between a child’s right to spend time with both parents and protecting them from any potential risk of harm is often attempted by way of Orders for the child’s time with a parent to be supervised. ‘Supervision’ is provided by an independent and...

It is a well-known principle that, in most circumstances, we are unable to access our superannuation entitlements until we have reached retirement age. Unfortunately, this position is not sufficient to protect superannuation interests during a property settlement. In many families, the super entitlements of one partner are...

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...