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Ruth Whisker

My Publications

High Court rules tax debt can be passed to spouse in divorce property settlement
26 Nov 2020
In 2018, Australia’s High Court ruled that a tax debt of one spouse can be ...
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Does smacking children create an unacceptable risk of harm? Which case won?
28 Jan 2020
The husband and wife had two children, born in 2010 and 2014, before they ...
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“We’ve been fighting for years – will my child be able to access the court records?“
18 Jul 2018
You have been fighting for years with your ex-husband/wife/partner over the ...
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“I’ve separated – when do I go to court?”
17 May 2018
Unlike what you see on television or read about in gossip magazines about ...
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“I want half” – common myth that assets split equally in family law property settlement
23 Jan 2018
There appears to be a misconception in the community that when a marriage or de ...
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DNA testing in family law – tell us, who’s your daddy?
24 Nov 2017
As solicitors we see many reasons why parents want DNA testing. Some men want to...
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Relocating to another state with your child after divorce: steps you can take
27 Jan 2017
So you’ve met the partner of your dreams and want to live happily ever after, ...
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The dog’s mine – you get the goldfish
29 Apr 2015
Who gets the beloved family pet in a divorce can be a very messy affair. While ...
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