• What are the differences for de facto couples and married couples in Western Australia? (Also, the differences for de facto couples in WA and the rest of Australia!)

    It is not unusual for family members to give money to their children or to enter into informal loans with them.  However, when that child separates from their partner, the characterisation of those funds can have a major impact on the asset division.

  • Your New Partner/Spouse and Your Family Law Matter

    While it is well known that child support payments are mostly dealt with through Services Australia (the Child Support Agency), many parents are unaware that they have the option of entering into their own, tailored agreement about the expenses for their children.