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How Do I Apply for a Divorce?

Articles | Family Law

Divorces can be an emotionally tough time for both partners, as well as affected third parties such as children, parents, in-laws and even friends. Unfortunately, divorces can also be a…

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What Happens in a Property Settlement Conference?

Articles | Family Law

One of the first things to become clear when you are going through separation and divorce is that there is a lot of confusing legal jargon. There are technical terms…

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Am I in a De Facto Relationship or Not?

Articles | Family Law

Bob and Betty have both had terrible experiences in property settlement matters with their prior spouses. They are now in their 50’s and have been ‘going out’ for about 8…

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Duty of Disclosure in Family Law Matters

Articles | Family Law

Sometimes you simply must tell the truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth. A lie by omission – something you do not mention when you should – is…

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New Changes To The Family Law Court System

Articles | Family Law

Clarifying Binding Death Nominations in Superannuation Re Narumon Pty Ltd [2018] QSC 185 A recent decision in the Queensland Supreme Court, Narumon, emphasizes the importance of a valid Binding Death…

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Divorce & Separation in Australia: Who Gets What in Settlements?

Articles | Family Law

For Australians going through divorce and separation, there are plenty of advantages of living in the ‘Information Age’. Now it is easier than ever before to access the court forms…

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PODCASTS

Listen to our lawyers talk about family law issues in our podcasts.

Can I Recover My Costs in Family Law Proceedings?

Family Law | Podcasts

In this podcast, OMB Solicitors, Family Lawyer, Gary Mallett answers the commonly asked question, as to whether costs can be recovered in family law matters. What is the General Rule…

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What is a Family Report?

Family Law | Podcasts

In family law matters, you may have heard of the term, “family report,” but what is it and in what circumstances do they apply. In this podcast, Gary Mallett, our…

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Do Grandparents Have Rights in Family Law Disputes?

Family Law | Podcasts

We know that family law disputes are often tumultuous with so many people, quite apart from the 2 spouses and children that are caught in the crossfire. One such group,…

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