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04
Jan

What Is A Binding Financial Agreement?

What Is a Binding Financial Agreement?   The binding financial agreement offer is a commitment before the acquisition of a company. Therefore, the binding financial agreement is the step before signing a sales contract, and it will be necessary to collect the required conditions of the operation. The master lines of the agreement will be […]

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10
Dec

Child Support: The Complete Guide to Child Support QLD

What is Child Support?  Parents have to contribute to the maintenance and education of their children. This is called the maintenance obligation and child support is an application of this obligation. Child support refers to the financial contribution that the non-custodial parent must pay to the custodial parent  – in the case of sole custody. […]

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23
Nov

Understanding The Basics Of Collaborative Law Practice

Collaborative Family Law Practice is an innovative, collaborative, and friendly alternative dispute resolution method. A constantly changing society and is increasingly collaborative requires today more than ever professionals (lawyers, mediators, psychologists, financial advisers, coaches, etc.) who believe in collaborative practice to resolve conflicts. A divorce, a layoff, or a disagreement between partners does not have […]

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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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28
Sep

Surrogacy Laws in Australia

Surrogacy explained: The word surrogate means that a person trying to achieve output for another person. This person is simply a replacement. So in surrogate parenting, a married couple finds a substitute person to carry their child. Usually, these are parents who are not wanting to bear the child themselves. They can be physically unfit […]

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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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25
Aug

Working of Spousal Maintenance in Australia

People might ask “what is spousal maintenance?”, the answer is quite simple: it is a financial assistance given by one ex-partner to the other if they are financially unstable. Spousal maintenance in Australia can also be paid by lump sum in lieu of spousal assets to be shared, such as boats or cars. There are […]

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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). The COVID-19 pandemic has left many of us to question, how and when do we get back to normal? The […]

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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. The devastating effect of COVID-19 in Aussie family law courts is already being felt. Apart from the potential health concerns, many of our clients […]

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