FAQs matching Divorce


What conditions must be met for spousal maintenance?

Practice Areas: Divorce

In order for one spouse to be maintained by the other, there are two general conditions that should be met. First, one spouse must be “unable to...

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...

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: 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 do I need to know about creating enforceable agreements?

Practice Areas: Divorce, Financial Disputes, Agreements, Binding Financial Agreements (Prenuptial Agreements)

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

What do I need to know about creating enforceable agreements?

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

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

What process does the court take to ensure that a property settlement is just and equitable?

Practice Areas: Divorce, Property Settlement, Family Law

Prior to the High Court decision in Stanford v Stanford (2012) 247 CLR 108; HCA 52, the courts relied on the four step process based on s 79(4)...

What process does the court take to ensure that a property settlement is just and equitable?

Practice Areas: Divorce, Property Settlement, Family Law

Prior to the High Court decision in Stanford v Stanford (2012) 247 CLR 108; HCA 52, the courts relied on the four step process based on s 79(4)...

What process does the court take to ensure that a property settlement is just and equitable?

Practice Areas: Divorce, Property Settlement, Family Law

Prior to the High Court decision in Stanford v Stanford (2012) 247 CLR 108; HCA 52, the courts relied on the four step process based on s 79(4)...

Can I serve an application for divorce if my spouse is in another country?

Practice Areas: Divorce, Family Law

If the respondent is based in another country, it is important to find out whether Australia has an agreement with the other country in relation to civil...

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