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Family Law Q&A – Financial Settlements – Part 4

By Lewis Holdway / July 12, 2018 /

Episode 4: Financial Settlements If you go through a process of separation or divorce, do you have to have a financial settlement? You don’t have to have a financial settlement, however you leave yourself at risk of a claim in the future by your spouse or partner if you do not, particularly if you don’t…

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Divorce Q&A Podcast

By Lewis Holdway / September 18, 2017 / Comments Off on Divorce Q&A Podcast

Summary of Episode 3: Divorce Hello, and welcome to our Family Law Q&A series with Natalie Fielding, Accredited Family Law Specialist at Lewis Holdway Lawyers. What are legal grounds for divorce in Australia? In Australia, we have “no fault” divorce so it doesn’t matter why the relationship ended.  You just need to be separated for a period…

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Separation Q&A Podcast

By Lewis Holdway / September 11, 2017 / Comments Off on Separation Q&A Podcast

Summary of Episode 2: Separation Hello, and welcome to our Family Law Q&A series with Natalie Fielding, Accredited Family Law Specialist at Lewis Holdway Lawyers. How can you protect yourself, your children and your property? Separation is a very emotionally bruising time in someone’s life and, for some people, the separation can come as a shock.…

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Can my ex-partner / spouse relocate my child overseas without my permission?

By Lewis Holdway / May 22, 2017 / Comments Off on Can my ex-partner / spouse relocate my child overseas without my permission?

I am separated. Can my ex-partner / spouse relocate my child overseas without my permission? Are you concerned that your child may be illegally removed from Australia? Do you have concerns that your child may not return to your care after that international holiday with your ex-spouse or ex-partner? If any of the above is…

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Divorce 101

By Lewis Holdway / December 19, 2016 / Comments Off on Divorce 101

How do I get a divorce? You can get a divorce by filing a Divorce Application at the Federal Circuit Court. When can I get a divorce? You must be separated for at least one year and one day before you file a Divorce Application. What does it cost? The Court filing fee for a…

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Christmas & Kids: When parents don't want to spend Christmas together anymore…

By Lewis Holdway / December 12, 2016 / Comments Off on Christmas & Kids: When parents don't want to spend Christmas together anymore…

Working out a Christmas Visit Christmas and the festive season is usually depicted as a joyful occasion where families get together and show their love for each other with quality time, gifts and share great food. Unfortunately, the pressure of trying to keep the peace can become too much for some couples at this time…

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Misconceptions surrounding Family Law

By Lewis Holdway / June 23, 2014 / Comments Off on Misconceptions surrounding Family Law

After the end of a relationship, many couples struggle to deal with their future, their finances, and their new-found single status. There are many misconceptions surrounding separation and particularly property settlements such as: 1.  You have to be divorced first 2.  If I get the kids I get most of the assets 3.  I get…

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