When parties separate sometimes a person is requested to give an undertaking that they will or will not do something. Sometimes undertakings are requested before court proceedings are commenced and sometimes they are requested or provided to the Federal Circuit Co…Read More
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Yes, the Court can change your child support assessment, but only in certain circumstances. In most cases any amendments to your child support assessment will be considered by the Child Support Agency internally. However, the Court may make orders in certain circum…Read More
Where one parent is not following or has breached the parenting orders made by the Court, the other parent can file a contravention application. What constitutes a breach of parenting orders? Under the Family Law Act 1975, unless an order has been varied by consent, a pe…Read More
When a relationship ends, the process of working out who gets what is known as a property settlement. It is important to note that the family law legislation in Australia has some very specific rules about what can be included in a property settlement and when it will be bi…Read More
Property settlements are all about dividing what net assets are available. There is inevitably pressure from each spouse to maximise the net assets they each want to receive or retain. Obviously what assets exist before separation cannot be duplicated and is inst…Read More