FAQs

  • Will I have the kids 50% of the time?

    The arrangements which you make for your children must be in their best interests.

  • Am I entitled to / will I have to pay Child Support?

    Parents have an obligation to financially support their children. The amount of child support payable is based on a formula applied by the Department of Human Services

  • Pre-nups – should I have one?

    You will often be told that a pre-nup is not worth the paper it’s written on and that used to be true.

  • Am I in a de facto relationship?

    Usually a de facto relationship is marked by 2 people living together in a relationship for 2 or more years.

  • What should I bring to my first appointment?

    It is useful if we are able to get an idea of your current asset pool, what each of you had at the start, what the arrangements for the children are and your current incomes.

  • What’s happening with the Family Court?

    We are fielding lots of questions from clients as a consequence of the media hype around the Family Court closing down and what this means for them.

  • Looking for some useful resources?

    We've compiled some useful resources for you to help understand the process, gather information & respective contact details.

  • What do our clients say about us?

    The relationships we have built with our clients, our reputation in the family law arena and the outstanding outcomes we achieve keep us moving.

  • Will I need a barrister?

    Alex Wearne is our resident special counsel.

  • What will it cost?

    We are mindful of the burden of legal fees on families. We are committed to working cost effectively throughout your family law process.

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