Grief and Separation

Grief and Separation

Grief and SeparationJune 13, 2018 by clewett It’s no surprise to any of us that separation can cause a significant amount of heartache and disruption to our daily lives. Not only does it affect us emotionally, but it can also impact us both physically and socially....
Property settlement

Property settlement

Property settlementMarch 14, 2018 by Clewett How does the law determine property settlement? When talking about property settlement, there are many misconceptions as to how property is actually divided after a relationship breaks down. The most common misconception is...
Prenuptial Agreements

Prenuptial Agreements

Prenuptial AgreementsSeptember 13, 2016 by clewett Prenuptial agreements In Australia, prenuptial agreements (also known as a ‘prenup’ or a Binding Financial Agreement) can be entered into by parties who are intending to marry or intending to enter into a de-facto...
When can a child decide?

When can a child decide?

When can a child decide?August 24, 2016 by Clewett At what age can a child decide where they live? In Australia there is no minimum age for a child to be able to express their view about where they would like to live in a parenting dispute. The considerations for...
De facto Relationships

De facto Relationships

De facto Relationships March 17, 2016 by clewett De facto Relationships – What defines them? Our Family Lawyers are often asked about the true definition of de facto relationships and the legal rights surrounding this type of relationship. According to the Family Law...
Family businesses

Family businesses

Family businesses November 30, 2015 by Clewett What happens to the Family Business in a Divorce? On a percentage basis, Queensland has more family firms (than other types of businesses) in the Top 500 private firms as published by Business Review Weekly (BRW) than any...
Where to get help?

Where to get help?

Where to get help? October 15, 2015 by Clewett Family Breakdown – Where to get help? The breakdown of any relationship is a major cause of stress, and may contribute to or trigger anxiety, depression, and other health issues. This is exacerbated when children are...
Granny Flat Arrangements

Granny Flat Arrangements

Granny Flat Arrangements September 23, 2015 by Clewett Elder Law – sharing a home with family It may seem like an obvious move to live with one of your children and their family, rather than taking the plunge and moving into a residential aged care home. At first...