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11
Nov

Marriage Act amendments permit same sex divorce in Australia

According to a Queensland family lawyer, achieving marriage equality in Australia has also resolved a “legal grey area” for those same-sex couples who were married overseas but are now seeking to divorce. Perhaps the biggest practical effect of the 2017 amendments is that because same-sex couples can now legally marry in Australia, same-sex divorce in […]

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05
Nov

Does Legal Aid Cover Mackay Family Law?

Legal aid Mackay is payment by the State of your legal costs in Mackay court. It is intended for people who want to assert their rights in Mackay court but have limited resources. Assistance may be granted to you if you meet the required conditions, regardless of your position in the legal proceedings. Thus, you […]

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13
Oct

What Are The Effects Of Changing The Nature Of Parental Responsibility On The Life Of A Child?

By law, there are some defined duties, powers, authority and responsibilities of parents for their children. These are known as parental responsibility. The responsibilities include child’s growth, education and religion. Give them a proper environment and teach them discipline. You will have to take legal proceedings on your child’s behalf. The key responses in regards […]

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18
Sep

Property Settlement After Divorce

Stats show that in Australia at least one-third of relationships end in divorce or separation. Usually, we don’t find accurate information about property settlement after divorce or separation.  Different cases have different results. All cases are decided according to the given facts, the result of each case is different.  Misconceptions about property settlement: Each case […]

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09
Sep

What Is The Primary Difference Between Mediation and Arbitration?

Mediation and arbitration are different terms. Here is the basic definition of both. Arbitration: In arbitration, a dispute is submitted after an agreement between both parties. It is given to one or more arbitrators, and they make the binding decision. The parties prefer private dispute resolution because they don’t want to go to court.  Mediation: […]

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23
Aug

New Family Law Firm opens its doors in Mackay

Barron & Allen Lawyers Mackay has teamed up with Brisbane Lawyers Ian Field and Mark Game from Aylward Game Solicitors to establish a new specialist family law legal practice for North Queensland, Family Lawyers Mackay. Mr. Aaron Sellentin, Principal of Barron & Allen Lawyers in Mackay, said the new firm “offers us the opportunity to […]

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