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 […]
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 […]
We deliver to you the Top 10 Family Law Questions asked to us by our clients in Mackay. 1. What is a Legal Separation and Divorce? A Legal Separation or Divorce is a legal recognition for the conclusion of your marriage. You gain a Divorce if your marriage has broken down irretrievably and you’ve been […]
There is little that is more frustrating than receiving Final Court Orders about child support or parenting arrangements, only to have the other parent contravene or disobey the final Orders, causing a breach of orders. Our solicitors are often asked by our clients in this situation: “What can I do about my ex’s breach of […]
When do you turn to the Family Court in Mackay? Are you in a situation where your life is turning into a nightmare because of an ex-partner? Or do you find yourself in a situation where you have to bear the brunt of a decision which has rendered you incapable of ‘moving on’ with life […]
Thinking about representing yourself in family court? Think twice before making this mistake. If a family law problem impacts you or your loved ones then getting the advice of an experienced and qualified family lawyer can make a huge difference. The qualified family lawyer can help you in managing your family affairs which includes separation and […]
Divorces are complex by nature, and most people facing a separation or divorce have no idea how to deal with the situation ahead let alone know where to start choosing a family lawyer. What DOES make a big impact on the legal case is the choice of a divorce lawyer. You have to find a […]
At Mackay Family Lawyers we are locals. Just like you. We understand the lay of the land and cover a very wide area in every direction. We’ve had clients from far and near including Sarina, Marian, Mirani, Mount Pleasant, Walkerston, Midge Point, Ball Bay, Seaforth, Koumala, Habana and all the way to the mining basin out west […]
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