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Is It Legal To Smack My Child?
27 Apr
 A recent Supreme Court case has thrown a new light on the controversial issue of ...
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The Dog’s Mine – You Get The Goldfish
29 Apr
Who gets the beloved family pet in a divorce can be a very messy affair. While some ...
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Shacking Up – What’s The Law?
18 Mar
Australia’s Family Law recognizes that couples who live together in a close ...
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Surrogacy – What Is The Law?
13 Aug
Surrogacy has been in the news lately, raising many questions about exactly what is the ...
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What’s In A Name? Plenty, Says The Law
28 Jul
Some day you might meet a New Zealander with the bizarre name Number 16 Bush Shelter, ...
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Annulment Or Divorce – Is There A Choice?
20 Mar
The new wife was shocked to discover there was a ghost in her marriage. The ghost was ...
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Court Rules Housewife Equal Partner In Amassing Fortune
12 Feb
When it came time for a long marriage to end in divorce the husband argued the wife ...
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Going Guarantor? Be Afraid, Be Very Afraid
20 Mar
You’ve got your own home. Your children are grown up. You’re looking forward ...
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Law Insists De Facto Is More Than Just Friends With Benefits
06 Feb
The law doesn’t always have a clear definition of what constitutes a de facto ...
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Prenups – A Contract Of True Love?
05 Jun
No matter how you approach them, pre-nuptial agreements can’t ever be described as ...
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New Family Law Increases Protection For Children From Violence!
23 May
When family relationships break down it’s always one of the toughest areas of law to...
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Beware The Traps In Estate Planning
29 Feb
Recently there have been some significant Family Court decisions that could have a big ...
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