Author: Hey Family Law

Facebook is not the appropriate forum to “dear diary” post about your divorce. Any post which names your former partner or identifies the Court proceedings or the case generally could fall foul of s121 of the Family Law Act which could lead to punishment. Aside from this,...

No, sorry its “ours”. All property, including businesses, corporate interests and self-managed superannuation funds, whether held with others or not, are considered property for the purposes of a matrimonial or de facto settlement. So often are we told “but (s)he said it’s their business I’m not...

Gaps in age between siblings is often an impeding factor on being able to resolve a parenting matter, as a child(ren) may not be primarily attached to one parent, but one is. In the case of 3 (or more) children, whilst the elder 2 children...

In a recent case from the Family Court of Appeal, the Court decided that it was a joint contribution by the parties of significant land holdings being gifted by the Husband’s parents....