Couple Split

FAMILY HOME POST SEPARATION

  What happens to the family home after you separate? Usually, the most significant asset the parties to a relationship will have when they separate is their family home.  So, it comes as no surprise that when a couple’s relationship breaks down they will often have questions about what will happen with their home going…

Couple Split

BINDING FINANCIAL AGREEMENTS

Binding Financial Agreements Where parties have been able to reach agreement on the distribution of property from their marriage or de facto relationship, they have the option of formalising that agreement by recording it in a Binding Financial Agreement or BFA. A BFA is, in essence, a contract between the parties which sets out the…

Couple Split

DE FACTO RELATIONSHIPS

Can De Facto couples apply for a Property Settlement? Under the Family Law Act 1975, a party to a de facto relationship may be able to apply to the Court for a property settlement if that relationship breaks down.  The right of a party to a de facto relationship to apply for a property settlement arises…

Broken Family

FAMILY LAW PROPERTY SETTLEMENT

When parties to a marriage or a de facto relationship separate, they will need to try and reach agreement on a property settlement that allows for the distribution of property from their relationship and otherwise bring financial matters between them to an end. Resolving Property Disputes Without Going to Court At Frigo Adamson Legal Group…

Child-Parents

CHILD CUSTODY AND PARENTING ARRANGEMENTS

Parenting Disputes One of the most difficult things facing parties following separation is deciding the ongoing parenting arrangements for their children.  The impact of separation on children should not be underestimated.  Our experienced family lawyers can help you to reach an agreement on this significant and important issue, ensuring that any future care arrangements are…

Divorce

DIVORCE

Common questions when you are getting divorced When married couples separate, they will often ask: ‘When can I get divorced?’ ‘How do I apply for a divorce?’ ‘Does my partner have to agree to a divorce?’ ‘Will I have to go to court if I want to get a divorce?’ Where to file your application…

Quarreled couple

SEPARATION

What to do when you are separating If you are considering separating from your partner, or have already separated, it is easy to feel overwhelmed and uncertain as what to do next. At Frigo Adamson Legal Group, we understand that the conflict and emotion that often accompanies family law disputes can make negotiating decisions for…