Property Settlement

How to pick a family lawyer

Separating from your spouse is one of the most stressful life experiences that you can go through. It is extremely important that you choose the best family lawyer to reduce the time, expense and emotional toll on yourself. So, how do you go about finding the best...

Rare bipartisan support for new super splitting law

By Lloyd Skinner Single, older, and non-home owning women have been identified as being increasingly at risk of economic hardship including homelessness and poverty (Darab & Hartman, 2013). This problem is significantly caused by issues of family breakdown such as...

Would you go to the High Court over a 23 day marriage?

In the recent and unusual matter of Hsiao v Fazarri, the Husband, who had only been married for 23 days, sought a property settlement in the Family Court. The matter seems straight forward, so how did it end up in the High Court of Australia? The Husband, Mr Fazarri,...