Practising in this jurisdiction requires an absolute commitment to family law. As a hot political topic, there is continued pressure on government and legislators from various lobby groups to make changes to the legislation and regulations relating to child support, children’s issues, prenuptial and cohabitation agreements, superannuation, tax, the involvement Continue Reading
What happens to your state pension when you die?
If you were to pass away before retirement and have a personal pension, then the full amount of your personal pension is usually paid as a lump sum to your beneficiaries, whether that be your wife, children or whomever you choose. However, if you die after retirement, it’s not so Continue Reading
At what age should you draw up a will?
This is a question many people ask, and the answer is not very simple as there is no right or wrong answer. What we can say, however, is that a will should be drawn up when you feel you have something to protect, and if you’re worried about ensuring relatives Continue Reading
Choosing a family lawyer to deal with your divorce
Divorcing your husband or wife can be a difficult time for many, and dealing with the law side of it all can be very overwhelming and stress full. Choosing the right family lawyer suitable for your personal case is essential. Find a lawyer that is happy to listen and take Continue Reading
Writing a will: The basics
Writing a will can be very complicated and that’s why there are professionals to help you. You should only write your will yourself if your wishes are very simple, for example, if you’re married and want to leave everything to your husband or wife, or if they die before you Continue Reading