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What Is A No-Fault Divorce?

What Is A No-Fault Divorce?

In Australia, you do not need to prove fault as a ground for a divorce. We apply the principle of ‘no-fault divorce’. But what is a no-fault divorce? Here’s what you need to know about no-fault divorce.    What Is A Fault Divorce?   A fault divorce occurs if it...

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How To Thrive After Your Divorce

How To Thrive After Your Divorce

Most people focus on the actual process when there is a divorce and don’ take time to consider about life when it’s all done and dusted. Here are our top tips on how to thrive after your divorce.   Release The Negative You can’t thrive until you have successfully...

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5 Tips For Men During Separation

5 Tips For Men During Separation

There’s plenty of advice for women when it comes to separation and divorce, but what about men? Sometimes it feels like men are left to their own devices when it comes to separating and getting divorced, but the truth is they experience the same range of emotions that...

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How To Choose The Right Family Mediator

How To Choose The Right Family Mediator

If you need a family mediator in Perth, you might be wondering how you’re going to choose the right family mediator for your circumstances. It can be hard to decide which family mediator to use simply by looking online, so here are our tips on how to choose the right...

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9 Self-Care Tips During Divorce

9 Self-Care Tips During Divorce

When you’re going through a separation or a divorce, there are so many things to think about. Sometimes taking care of yourself is pretty low on your priority list. If you don’t look after yourself though, you may find yourself struggling with other areas of your...

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What Is Family Dispute Resolution?

What Is Family Dispute Resolution?

If you are going through a separation or divorce, you may have come across the term ‘family dispute resolution’. But what is family dispute resolution? Let’s take a look at exactly what it is and how it could potentially help you move on quickly and more affordably...

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How Much Does A Divorce Cost?

How Much Does A Divorce Cost?

How much does a divorce cost? It’s a question many people ask and unfortunately there is no straightforward answer. How much a divorce costs will depend on a variety of factors. These will include, but are not limited to, whether or not you engage a lawyer, the hourly...

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How To Move Forward After Mediation

How To Move Forward After Mediation

Once your divorce mediation is over and your divorce is finalised, you might be thinking, what next? If you’re not sure how to move forward after mediation, here are some key ways to move forward from our Perth divorce mediation specialist, Ian Shann.   Allow...

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7 Reasons Why Relationships Fail

7 Reasons Why Relationships Fail

Relationships don’t always last – that’s a universal truth. There are many reasons why relationships fail. The key is not to see it as failure, but rather learning a valuable lesson about who you are and what you’re prepared to compromise on and what you simply...

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I Want A Divorce – Now What?

I Want A Divorce – Now What?

So you’ve decided you want a divorce. Now what? It can be emotionally draining to come to the conclusion that you want a divorce but, once that decision is made, you need to start preparing for the road ahead. Here are some of the key things you need to consider once...

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What Is A Parenting Plan?

What Is A Parenting Plan?

If you’re a parent and are going through a divorce or separation, one of your priorities is going to be the care of your children. One of your options is to put in place a parenting agreement. This could be a parenting plan or a parenting order.   What Is A...

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Can You Relocate After A Separation?

Can You Relocate After A Separation?

Today on the blog we’re asking: “Can you relocate after a separation?” It’s not uncommon for parents to move after a separation or divorce. There are many reasons why a parent would want to relocate after separation or divorce – family support, work opportunities or,...

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How To Get The Most From Family Mediation

How To Get The Most From Family Mediation

When you decide to use family mediation services in Perth there are a few things you can do to ensure you can get the most from the process. Family mediation is an affordable alternative to divorce proceedings through the Family Court, so it’s important to take it...

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The Tragedy of the Broken Family Law System

The Tragedy of the Broken Family Law System

Aaron Cockman – father of the four murdered Margaret River children – is lobbying in Canberra to reform the family courts. As he says, “lawyers are the problem, not the solution”. And his plight highlights, once again, how broken the family law system is and why it is...

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What Can You Expect From Family Mediation

What Can You Expect From Family Mediation

So you’ve decided to go down the mediation route – but exactly what can you expect from family mediation? In short, you can expect: a high prospect of mutually resolving difficult family law issues; a quick resolution of the conflict; a cost-effective way to resolve...

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Sole vs Joint Custody – What You Need To Know

Sole vs Joint Custody – What You Need To Know

If you are a parent and getting a divorce, you may encounter the issue of “sole vs joint custody”. The terms “custody” and “access” are no longer used in the Family Law Act but they are terms commonly used when talking about arrangements for children.  It is important...

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The Benefits Of Family Court Consent Orders

The Benefits Of Family Court Consent Orders

Even if you are breaking up amicably, you may need a formal agreement to legally end your relationship. It’s great if you can come to an amicable agreement about finalising and separating your finances when a relationship breaks down. But beware, such agreements may...

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