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27
Mar

Family Lawyers Mackay Implements Virtual Contactless Legal Services

With the continued uncertainty and while disruption to our daily lives continues here in Mackay, we are each in a position to do our part to help contain the spread of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). As part of our contingency plan, Family Lawyers Mackay has implemented various measures that will enable a safer work environment […]

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25
Mar

The devastating effect of COVID-19 already being felt in Aussie family law courts

The Coronavirus is having a significant impact throughout Australia, and the world. For many, this pandemic has arrived out of nowhere and has changed lives in ways very few saw coming. Apart from the potential health concerns, many of our clients are asking about the impact on divorce and family law matters. In many ways, […]

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24
Jan

If My Spouse and I Live in Different States, Then Where Do We Get Divorced?

You got married in Mackay. You and your spouse lived in Mackay together for years. Now you’ve decided to get a divorce and your spouse has moved to Sydney. What happens in a divorce when you and your spouse live in different states? Can you go through the process in Mackay? Who gets to decide […]

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04
Nov

Parental Responsibility – What is equal shared parenting?

Being a parent is hard work! One is expected to be responsible for a child’s wellbeing, education, development, security, and safety. This is your “parental responsibility”. It is the parents’ responsibility to decide and make an arrangement aligned to the “best interests of the child”. WHAT IS EQUAL SHARED PARENTING? Whether the parents remain together […]

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09
Oct

Co-parenting time with your children – The importance of parental communication

Watching the break down of a relationship between parents can be very tough for a kid. Many co-parents don’t appreciate that their conflict may have adverse psychological effects on children. Co-parenting is about improving the lives, personal situation, and big changes that affect their future. Rules, living environments, and many other circumstances can change wildly […]

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20
Sep

Love and Marriage – What happens when it all falls apart?

The world is full of people who have different concepts and thought processes around what love is, and what it means to have a special and committed relationship. But what happens when it falls apart? What is a legally committed intimate relationship? Much like a common-law marriage, which is a legal status given to parties […]

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13
Sep

Protecting Children’s Privacy

Children face a serious problem with the introduction of technology into our daily lives. When it comes to online privacy, there are many issues that we all are facing. The internet is a massive ocean of knowledge about numerous things. It’s a magical and wonderful place full of interesting content (*like this blog post). Sadly […]

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27
Aug

5 Tips For When You First Meet With Your Divorce Lawyer in Mackay

Finding the best Divorce lawyer in Mackay to understand and handle your situation and plans for the future, particularly regarding plans on divorce, can be quite challenging. Parenting issues, property arrangement, and settlement, spousal maintenance and other agreements need a concrete conclusion and requires expertise that only an experienced divorce lawyer in Mackay can understand.   […]

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29
Jun

What happens to assets such as the family home during separation and divorce?

Filing for divorce? Is there time for reflection? Reflection is essential in the case of a divorce situation. As you file for separation and divorce, a short statement is issued during the process to determine whether reflection has been considered by both parties or not. This again includes other things like what the result of […]

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17
Jun

WHAT HAPPENS AFTER A DIVORCE CASE IS FILED?

Those who have come to terms with the reality that this marriage is ending and the fact that you need to stop putting more effort to make it work. You are most probably looking for ways to end everything legally, in the best possible manner so you could move on to the recovery phase, emotionally […]

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