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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 love and marriage fall apart? What is a legally committed intimate relationship? Much like a common-law marriage, which is a legal status given […]

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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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04
Dec

Important Considerations for Choosing A Family Lawyer Mackay

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 […]

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20
Nov

The parenting decision-making checklist

This is a list of decisions you may need to make with the other parent. Considering these will make life easier for you and your children. Be flexible and keep your child’s interests in mind. The following is a checklist of possible matters you might want to consider as you construct a parenting decision checklist. […]

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30
Oct

What areas do we service?

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 […]

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24
Oct

Dealing With Emotions In A Difficult Separation

Difficult Separation and Emotions Separation is not a single event. It can take place over months or years and is often an emotional roller coaster with many changes and adjustments to a person’s life. Emotions experienced before, during, and after difficult separation are those of grief at losing the family unit as we have known […]

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16
Oct

How To Keep Contact Alive Between You & Your Child

Keep contact alive: I realise I don’t know my kids as well as I thought! Separation often means you have to parent one-on-one for the first time and need a plan to keep the contact alive. This can be a major challenge! At the same time, it is a new chance to get to know […]

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04
Oct

Take Care After Separation and Divorce

Taking care of yourself after separation and divorce. Major changes in relationships, such as separation and divorce can be a trigger for depression after separation and divorce. That’s why it’s important to consider the mental health impacts of such circumstances to avoid more significant problems in the future including: The risks and impact of depression […]

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25
Sep

Separation & Stress: What Can You Do?

Separation is a difficult time and it is very normal to feel stressed and upset. Separation & Stress go hand in hand. Finding ways to manage these feelings is an important part of moving on and recovery to feel better about yourself and your situation. When you need a fresh start, talk to one of […]

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