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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
Be prepared! Do you know what to do in an emergency? Can you step in and take action if your children are in trouble, or support their other parent in an emergency? What are the things you need to do? What is your emergency child care plan? This information plan will help you list the […]
Make your arrangements well ahead of time. You and your kids will enjoy making plans together. It also keeps things clear with their other parent. Budget your time What will you need to do to budget for your time together? Consider the safety of travel arrangements when your children travel to see you: Can someone […]
Sadly, our friends, family, and clients who reside and work in distant, rural and remote communities are often forced to deal with additional hardships such as a highly unpredictable climate, extreme market conditions, financial strain, isolation, long working hours and even reduced access to fundamental services. As such, many farming families respond to these hard […]
- Family Lawyers Mackay Implements Virtual Contactless Legal Services
- The devastating effect of COVID-19 already being felt in Aussie family law courts
- If My Spouse and I Live in Different States, Then Where Do We Get Divorced?
- Parental Responsibility – What is equal shared parenting?
- Co-parenting time with your children – The importance of parental communication