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When granny flats go wrong – perils for parents highlight need for law reform

Parents and children rarely put agreements about granny flats in writing and almost never consult a lawyer. But when these arrangements go wrong, the consequences can be disastrous and costly for all.

What's mine is yours until taxes do us part: High Court rules on spousal tax debt shifting

A woman succeeded in shifting $250,000 of tax debt onto her bankrupt ex-husband. A recent High Court case has found that a tax debt of one spouse can be shifted to another during a divorce property settlement, which lawyers say is unprecedented and could leave the richer spouse with the debts of their former partner. Key points:The case looks at whether the Family Court can give orders to the ATO as part of the determination of a divorce-related property dispute The Tax Commissioner appealed to

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How to separate and divorce amicably in Australia | Adieu

Separating and divorcing amicably often turns out to be much harder than couples initially expect. To give yourself the best chance, know your options and be clear from the beginning about what’s most important to you moving forward from the relationship. As a mediator and designer of dispute resolution systems […]

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Do you or your x-partner have a Crypto Currency Wallet?

MEW is an example of the most popular: Free, open-source, client-side Ethereum wallet. Enabling you to interact with the blockchain easily & securely. It can be used in combination with a hardware wallet like the Ledge Nano S for increased protection and security.

Do you or your x-partner own any Crypto Currency?

In any property settlement today, this question needs to be asked? Has your x-partner purchased a hardware wallet like the highly popular Ledger Nano S? or do they only have an online wallet like the similarly popular My Etherium Wallet (or both)?

Family Dispute Resolution Process — Relationships Australia

Family Dispute Resolution is a process by which people who are in conflict can be supported to communicate with each other about what is important for them and how to make decisions relevant to resolving their dispute.


Links to Pro Bono (Free) Legal Assistance in Australia

When you can't afford a lawyer these links to legal assistance organisations their publications can help.

Child Support Estimator

You should not rely on an estimate as a guarantee for future income or payment.

Family law kit (published by the Australian Federal Police)

Police and Family Law If you are concerned for the safety or welfare of a child, contact your State or Territory child welfare service, or your local police. If you have immediate concerns that a child is in danger or at risk of abduction, contact the police in your State or Territory on Triple Zero (000).


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Before you file - pre-action procedure for financial cases (prescribed brochure) - Family Court of Australia

This brochure provides information for people considering applying to the Family Court for financial orders. In particular, it provides information about pre-action procedures required before starting a case.

Before you file - pre-action procedure for parenting cases (prescribed brochure) - Family Court of Australia

This brochure provides information for people considering applying to a court for parenting orders. It provides information about the pre-action procedures required before starting a case.

Compulsory Family Dispute Resolution - court procedures and requirements

This fact sheet is for people who need information on the procedures and requirements for Compulsory Family Dispute Resolution in family law proceedings. Changes have been made to the family law system to encourage parents to develop cooperative parenting solutions without going to court.

What is an Affidavit? - Legal Blog -

An affidavit is a written statement of the facts of a case in your eyes. The person who is relying on the affidavit must confirm that the contents are true.

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