Message from Sally Nicholes : Managing Partner

Human Trafficking Film Event – 30 October 2014 at 6pm to 8pm LIV Lecture Theatre – all welcome   Two of our Associates, Linda Rayment and Claire Walczak are the co-chairs of the Law Institute of Victoria’s (LIV) Young Lawyers Community Issues Committee (CIC). This role has seen Linda and ...

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Setting aside Binding Financial Agreements

The Family Law Act 1975 (“FLA”) provides for parties of a marriage or a de facto relationship to enter into a Binding Financial Agreement about financial issues. This agreement can be entered into prior to a marriage(commonly known as a “pre nup”), during a marriage or after divorce and deal...

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Blended Families. Do I need to adopt?

It can be difficult to obtain court approval for step-parent adoption. So what are some other options available for step-parents who want to show that they’re totally committed to their step-children’s lives and want to create a sense of belonging for all members of their family? What is adoptio...

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