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We are often asked about property settlements and pets. Our pets are treated very differently to our children when a relationship breaks down, and the Court will not make orders stating that you and your ex-partner must share the care of your pets. Although they mean...read more
During the course of your family law matter you may have reason to consider the use of a subpoena. This may be the case if (for instance) your ex-partner won’t disclose relevant documents, or if you need a witness to appear or to provide evidence at a hearing or...read more
Have the circumstances of someone close to you changed since they last made a Will? Do they even have a Will at all? Are you worried they don’t have the capacity to communicate their wishes or changed preferences? A Statutory Will can overcome many of these issues and...read more
Payments of child support generally stop once a child turns 18, however parents can still be liable to provide financial support to a child who is over 18 years old.A Court will make an order for adult child maintenance if they are satisfied that the maintenance is...read more
If you have recently been injured in a Motor Vehicle Accident and you are unsure if you can claim compensation for your losses, we can help.
Changes to the Motor Vehicles Act (SA) 1959 and associated Regulations which took effect on 1 July 2013 have made a significant difference to people injured in motor vehicle accidents, and in particular the legislation makes it extremely difficult to satisfy the...read more
It was recently reported that a man in Switzerland was convicted of defamation for ‘liking’ Facebook posts which contained statements accusing another person of (among other things) antisemitism and racism. Whilst this judgment does not have a direct impact on court...read more
Many factors need to be considered when your relationship with your husband or de facto breaks down. One important task is to determine how the property of the relationship is going to be split. We have discussed this generally in previous blogs and today I will speak...read more
Going through the Court system to resolve your family law dispute is an expensive, time consuming and stressful experience, but sometimes it is the only way forward. However, it is not the only way of achieving a final settlement with your ex. An alternative method of...read more
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