Korea joins the Hague Convention

On 9 June 2015, the Republic of Korea entered into the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction (‘the Hague Convention’). Korea is only the sixth Asian country to join the Hague Convention. The following countries in Asia are also signatories to the Hague Convention...

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NFL’s Rebecca Dahl in Radio Interview

On Sunday 28 June 2015, an interview with Nicholes Family Lawyers Senior Associate Rebecca Dahl was broadcast on JOY 94.9 as part of JOY 94.9’s four-part radio series Modern Families and the Law, which explores some of the legal difficulties and complexities faced by lesbian, gay, bisexual, transg...

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Nicholes Family Lawyers Presentations

Nicholes Family Lawyers continue to be committed to sharing their knowledge and expertise in Family Law with others and as a result our lawyers have had a busy year presenting various papers and presentations to numerous organisations. In recent months these presentations have included: • On 25 Ma...

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Modern Family Legal Forum

Nicholes Family Lawyers and JOY 94.9 hosted a Modern Family Legal Forum June 2015 Part one of a four part series. Co-parenting, Adoption and Foster Care aired on JOY 94.9 On Saturday 23 May 2015 Nicholes Family Lawyers and JOY 94.9 hosted a Modern Family Legal Forum. JOY 94.9‘s award winning b...

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Golden Gavel 2015

On 11 June 2015, Nicholes Family Lawyers Senior Associate (and Comedian) Rebecca Dahl competed in the Law Institute of Victoria’s Golden Gavel comedy competition. Golden Gavel competitors are required to speak on a topic provided to them only 24 hours prior. Rebecca’s topic was Reading Judgments...

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Congratulations Linda Rayment – LIV Rising Star!

We are very excited to announce that our own Associate, Linda Rayment won the prestigious Rising Star of the Year Award at the recent Law Institute of Victoria Awards. This is an outstanding achievement and we are very proud of Linda’s efforts and her compassion and dedication to drive change for ...

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Property Orders from Foreign Jurisdictions

In the Marriage of Caddy & Miller (1986) 84 FLR 169 Australia has arrangements with various foreign countries which enable overseas orders relating to family law property matters to be registered and enforced in the Family Court of Australia. Where there is no reciprocal arrangement, such orders...

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NFL and the GLBTI Community

Nicholes Family Lawyers (NFL) is committed to supporting GLBTI families and understands how the law relates to their relationships and individual circumstances. In addition to providing legal advice to the GLBTI community, NFL is proud to support and participate in a number of worthwhile community i...

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Proposed Changes to Financial Agreements Legislation

Financial Agreements were introduced by amendments to the Family Law Act 1975 in 2000. Since that time the provisions relating to Financial Agreements have been amended twice in attempts to make the legislation more useable and to overcome difficulties with technical compliance. The Federal Governme...

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