The Cultural Impact of Depp v Heard

The defamation trial of divorced actors Johnny Depp and Amber Heard caught the attention of thousands of men and women around the world. The trial concluded on Wednesday 1st  June 2022 after six weeks of speculation, sensationalism, and outrageous headlines. Both...

Legal Costs involved in a Divorce

There are many costs that should be considered when planning for a Divorce. The main costs involved in a divorce involve court fees, lawyer fees (including solicitors and barristers), application fees and the costs associated with living independently.   Who pays...

When can I apply for a Divorce?

When a marriage breaks down, parties to the marriage may want to apply for divorce straight away. However, many people are unaware that in order to get divorced, you must meet certain requirements.   12 months separation   Section 48 of the Family Law Act...

How are assets divided in a divorce?

When contemplating a divorce or separation, most people assume that their assets will be divided equally. However, at law, there is no 50-50 split rule, and the Court will look at many factors in determining how the marital assets of a couple will be divided. The way...

How does marriage or divorce affect my Will?

Marriage, separation, and divorce all have different effects on your Will. New studies show that many Australians are unaware that their Will becomes invalid upon marriage. This may not cause many problems for a first-time marriage, however, if there are other people...