Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about Prenups

EVERYTHING YOU EVER WANTED TO KNOW ABOUT PRENUPS Spring will be within the air!!!  Allergies in addition to engagements abound!  For those romantics out there proposing within the beautiful Springtime, don’t forget to schedule your appointments for prenups ASAP. Tip #1: DO NOT RUSH A PRENUP I mean the idea.  I get calls by clients…

Assembling Your Divorce Dream Team

DIVORCE DREAM TEAM You may have heard a divorce dream team consists of unforgiving child custody evaluators, genius forensic accountants, as well as also pitbull lawyers. If you are gearing up to spend over $100,000 in litigation, you may be right. For the 95% of us who don’t have (as well as also/or refuse to…

can be This particular against the law to cheat?

  On Valentine’s Day This particular year, I clicked on a private investigator’s ad for discounted services.   I hired him along with discovered Scott’s torrid love affair on Ashley Madison along with I’ve had to take a leave by blogging to deal with the aftermath. Just kidding!  My absence was due to end of…

Court filing stats

The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) has released its figures on the Family Law Courts. They cover the period 2004/5 to 2012/13. The key findings were: Court filings in children’s matters in 2012/13 reflect a 25% decrease on the 2004/5 levels.   In relation to property matters there has been a 17% increase in filings….

Marriage Advice through a Divorce Lawyer

More Marriage Advice through a Divorce Lawyer My disclaimers: I have been practicing divorce in addition to family law for over fifteen (15) years.  I have been married for over seven (7) years. (Itchy?  No.) My last marital advice column was posted 7 years ago. At the time, I had just ran off to Vegas…

What is usually the 10-year rule for divorce???

 ALIMONY FOR LIFE!!!! (Not.) Today, I am going to talk about the mythical “10-year rule” in California as This specific pertains to marriages as well as also divorce.  I have seen as well as also heard a lot of crap as to This specific, as well as also This specific’s my turn to step up…

Court resources

Family law in Australia can be served by two Courts, the Family Court of Australia along with the Federal Circuit Court. The two Courts both have jurisdiction under the Family Law Act however matters are divided between them in accordance using a Protocol which essentially sees the more complex matters heard by the Family Court along…

What can be a Case Guardian?

Generally when people separate following the breakdown of a relationship or marriage each party will seek independent legal advice to negotiate a settlement of the matters or to commence court proceedings if necessary. However via time to time questions may arise as to whether one of the separating parties has the necessary capacity to make…