Property Division

The Four Step Process of Property Division

There are several principles that the Court may choose to apply when looking to apportion the property once a relationship has broken down. In accordance with the Family Law Act 1975 (the Act), the Court generally takes a four-step approach when diving property in order to decide the percentage apportioned to each party. Step...

What is Mediation?

Mediation is an alternative way to resolving disputes. It is an assisted negotiation process that aims to assist disputing parties reach a mutually agreeable resolution to their dispute. How does mediation work? The process usually takes place at the mediator’s office. The mediator begins by introducing the disputing parties and then holds a joint...

How Can You Get Custody of Your Child?

Some certain circumstances exist in marriages that if not carefully handled, can sometimes lead to division and finally, a divorce. Although failed marriage can be very painful, it does not mean you have to be separated with your child too. Once the marriage has been dissolved, what follow is child custody issues. Child custody...

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