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Changing Court Orders

Changing Court Orders

All parties are bound by the orders and must comply with them. However, what do you do if you believe the Orders are wrong? However, what do you do if you believe the Orders set are wrong? When Orders are made by a Registrar, you have 21 days after the making of the...

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Child Support Assessments  

Child Support Assessments  

Under the Child Support Assessment Act (1989) (Cth), child support must be paid by parents of children under the age of 18. The Australian Government has a formula to calculate the amount of child support a parent is required to pay based on their income, the income...

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Child Support

Child Support

Parents have an obligation to provide for their children financially. If you are going through separation, financial arrangements can change, and the children can be impacted if a parent ceases contributing to the expenses of the children. How do you ensure that your...

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Financial Agreements

Financial Agreements

We all work tirelessly to grow our wealth and ensure that we have the financial means to live a comfortable lifestyle and leave our legacy for our children. However, what happens when family dynamics change and the wealth you have grown is tied up in a family law...

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New found love after separation

New found love after separation

For those lucky to find new love after separation, there are some things for the new partner to be aware of if there are unresolved parenting and/or property proceedings on foot. Parenting Litigated parenting disputes can result in parties being required to exchange...

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Property Division – What is Joint Property?

Property Division – What is Joint Property?

A common misunderstanding in property settlements is that is only joint assets which form part of the property pool for division. Irrespective of the name assets are held in, all assets are considered to be joint assets until the point where final property settlement...

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Spending time with my children

Spending time with my children

Separation is a stressful period especially if time between a parent and their children is arbitrarily stopped.  How do you increase the amount of time spent with your children? When the Family Law Courts are required to determine parenting disputes, they rely heavily...

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Financially Supporting Adult Children

Financially Supporting Adult Children

The Courts rarely intervene in child support matters given there is a government agency that handles this issue, namely Services Australia and the Child Support Registrar. However, when parties separate, it is not unusual for children who are close to 18 years of age...

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Parenting Arrangement Negotiations

Parenting Arrangement Negotiations

As a parent, you know your child’s needs better than anyone else which is why it is the best course of action to resolve any dispute with the other parent outside of Court. Once agreement is reached, you can formalise the agreement in two ways: A Parenting Plan, which...

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Sydney Office

Level 30, 133 Castlereagh Street
Sydney NSW 2000
Phone: (02) 9159 9049
Mobile: 0438 800 996

Bowral Office

Suite 2B, 11-13 Bundaroo Street
Bowral NSW 2576
Phone: 02 4263 9011

Email: info@lewisfamilylawyers.com.au

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Sydney Office

Level 30, 133 Castlereagh Street
Sydney NSW 2000
Phone: (02) 9159 9049
Mobile: 0438 800 996

Bowral Office

Suite 2B, 11-13 Bundaroo Street
Bowral NSW 2576
Phone: 02 4263 9011

Email: info@lewisfamilylawyers.com.au