FAQs matching Family Law

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What makes an overseas marriage valid?

Practice Areas: Marriage and Civil Partnerships, Family Law

In order for a marriage solemnised overseas to be valid in Australia, the marriage must conform to the legal requirements of the country in which the marriage...

What property can the court deal with?

Practice Areas: Family Law, Property Law

Some of the properties that the court can deal with may include:property purchased during the marriage;property owned by the parties before the marriage;assets...

What do I need to know about creating enforceable agreements?

Practice Areas: Divorce, Agreements, Binding Financial Agreements (Prenuptial Agreements), Family Law

Section 90G of the Family Law Act 1975 (Cth) (the Act) outlines the circumstances when financial agreements are binding. The requirements...

What are the requirements that a step parent must meet if they wish to adopt a child?

Practice Areas: Children, Family Law

In order for a step parent to adopt a child, the following requirements must be met:·         the child...

What are the requirements that a step parent must meet if they wish to adopt a child?

Practice Areas: Children, Family Law

In order for a step parent to adopt a child, the following requirements must be met:·         the child...

What are the requirements that a step parent must meet if they wish to adopt a child?

Practice Areas: Children, Family Law

In order for a step parent to adopt a child, the following requirements must be met:·         the child...

Does separation also mean living apart for other reasons?

Practice Areas: Divorce, Separation, Family Law

Separation in the sense used within the Family Law Act 1975 (CTH) (the Act) does not encompass periods where the parties are living apart for...

Does separation also mean living apart for other reasons?

Practice Areas: Children, Separation, Family Law

Separation in the sense used within the Family Law Act 1975 (CTH) (the Act) does not encompass periods where the parties are living apart...

Does separation also mean living apart for other reasons?

Practice Areas: Divorce, Separation, Family Law

Separation in the sense used within the Family Law Act 1975 (CTH) (the Act) does not encompass periods where the parties are living apart...

What are the laws relating to voluntary and mandatory reporting for child abuse?

Practice Areas: Children, AVO/Domestic Violence, Family Law

The ACT, New South Wales, Queensland, Tasmania, and Victoria provide for voluntary reporting to an authoritative body if a child is being maltreated or...

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