Expert Reports in Family Law

Expert Reports in Family Law

It is our experience that family law matters are becoming more complex in recent years with the rise of both self managed super funds and parties using family trusts and businesses to alleviate tax burdens.     These strategies may be extremely tax effective...
Family Law and the Four Step Process

Family Law and the Four Step Process

Four Step Process for Dividing Net Marital Assets In determining how net marital assets will be divided following a separation, the Court looks to ask a number of questions as to how the assets will be divided. In all property settlements there is a four step...
Family Provision Claims

Family Provision Claims

In a previous article we discussed the case of Lodin and Lodin; the estate of Dr Mohamed Masood Lodin [2017] NSWSC 10.  In that matter at first instance the Judge awarded the divorced wife a sum of $750,000.00 from the estate of her former husband although the parties...

Parenting and Relocation Matters

In the recent case of Boyle and Zahur and Anor (No 2) [Family Court of Australia Full Court 263] the Full Court allowed the mother’s appeal against the previous decision and in so doing allowed the mother to relocate overseas with the parties two daughters who were...