The Full Court of the Family Court of Australia recently delivered a history making judgement with respect to authorisation of hormone treatment for children with Gender Dysphoria.
Cyber crime is increasing and we consider methods to protect your information, along with the potential impacts of inheritances after separation and take a look how the Bankruptcy Court can go behind a judgment.
Spring has sprung and we provide updates on changes in the conveyancing sector, family law High Court Case decision pending and some clarity around the signing of a will.
When can you re-open a parenting matter where Final Orders have been made previously?
Under s 64B(1)(b) of the Family Law Act, the Court has the power to vary, discharge, suspend or revive all or part of a Parenting Order.
Our August newsletter considers some of the legal issues for tiny houses and residential properties, along with preferential rights in commercial leasing and the changes to ATO clearance certificates.
From 1 August 2017, it is now possible for a couple to register their relationship with Birth Deaths and Marriages in South Australia. Any relationship can be registered, irrespective of whether same-sex or opposite sex, and irrespective of either parties’ sex or gender identity, as long as:
For the start of the 2017-18 financial year we bring updates from Commercial, Family and Litigation. You may notice a name change for us, a change of name yes, but the same excellent service and commitment to our valuable clients.
In our June newsletter our Family Law Team of Ben Farmer, Victoria Treloar and Shelley O'Connell provide you with details of some latest cases, binding child support agreements, de facto relationships, divorce tourism and international relocation.
Ben Farmer has spent the past 3 months mentoring 5 Flinders University Law School Students
On 27 April 2015 the Registrar-General issued policy guidelines regarding practitioners verifying the identity of their clients. Section 273A of the Real Property Act 1886 (SA) provides that the identity of a party to a document that is intended to be registered in the Lands Titles Office must be verified. It is important to note that the verification process is not the same as the standard 100 points of identification used by banks and other institutions. It is possible to not have enough documentation to complete the verification process but be able to complete the 100 points of identification with a bank.
As Family Lawyers, a question we are constantly asked is “when can my children decide who they want to live with?” A common misconception is that there is a “magic age” (sometimes twelve or fifteen, for example) at which children can decide, irrespective of the views of the parents.