Nicholes Health & Wellbeing Week

You are probably asking yourself why is my lawyer hanging upside down? The answer is Nicholes Health and Wellbeing Week. On Monday 10 November 2014 Nicholes Family Lawyers were proud to launch this new initiative which saw our lawyers swapping their corporate attire for gym wear to participate in th...

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Schools and Separating Parents

With approximately 1 in 3 marriages ending in divorce, teachers and school principals regularly come into contact with separated or separating parents and their children.   Teachers can be confronted with difficult situations including disputes between parents regarding school enrolment, subjec...

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Division 7A and Family Law Settlements

It is not uncommon for matrimonial property settlements to provide that a payment to one spouse be made by a private company controlled by the parties or both of them. This is particularly common where the spouse retaining their interest in the company has little by way of funds or assets held in th...

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Family Law Council Report on Parentage

The Attorney-General recently released the report by the Family Law Council entitled Report On Parentage And The Family Law Act. The report looked at Part VII of the Family Law Act 1975 (Cth) (“the Act”) to establish whether the provisions dealing with parentage were leading to outcomes that are...

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