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For most people, the breakdown of any relationship is a challenging time, whether it be a marriage or de-facto relationship. Dealing with the various requirements of the family law system can add to the challenges.

At E&A Lawyers, we guide you through these challenges by providing you with expert family law advice designed to achieve the most practical and cost-effective resolution possible, tailored to your specific circumstances. We also pride ourselves on being supportive, yet decisive and practical advocates.

Where your family law matter spans into our areas of legal expertise like estate planning or business and succession law, we have the expertise to deliver a holistic and strategic approach to ensure all your legal needs are met.

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What is parental responsibility in relation to family law?

What is parental responsibility in family law matters

When discussing parenting arrangements for your child after separation, you may hear the term 'parental responsibility' being used. What does it mean? Why is it important? Does it govern the amount of time each parent spends with the child/children?
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What is a fair property settlement after separation?

Negotiating property settlement – what’s a fair share?

A common comment we hear, after separation, is "we have decided to split the assets 50:50 as that is fair". On the surface, this may look fair but delving deeper, it may not be in your best interests and it may not be what the Court considers just and equitable.
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Are there time limits for property settlement?

Are there time limits for property settlement after separation or divorce?

One of the first questions a family law lawyer may ask you is 'when did you separate?'. There is a good reason for this question. Time limits apply to family law proceedings for property settlement.
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How do I get a divorce in Australia?

Getting a divorce in Australia

In 1975 the Family Law Act established the principle of no-fault divorce in Australia. This means that there is no longer any requirement for one of the parties to be considered 'at fault' for the relationship breakdown. The court only requires that there is an irretrievable breakdown of the marriage, in order to grant a divorce.
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