Family Law

Can I get divorced if I live with my ex-partner?

The end of a relationship can be a very upsetting and confronting time. In many relationships,…

Is Family Therapy right for you?

In separation matters, it is not unusual for children to resist contact with one of their parents.…

What is a Separation Agreement?

A Separation Agreement is a written agreement between the separating parties. A Separation…

The New Family Court of Australia

On 1 September 2021, the Federal Circuit Court and the Family Court of Australia officially merged,…

child support agreement requirements

For a child support agreement to be binding, it needs to meet certain requirements

Antunes Lawyers can prepare a Binding Child Support agreement, ensuring all the requirements are…

When should I review and update my Will?

Is your Child Support Agreement binding?

In this closer look at Binding Child Support Agreements, let’s follow a real-life mum and dad on…

binding child support agreement

What is a Binding Child Support Agreement?

Child support in Australia is governed by the Child Support (Assessment) Act 1989 (Cth) (‘the…

equal shared parental responsibility

What is Equal Shared Parental Responsibility?

Equal Shared Parental Responsibility means that parents share equally all the “duties, powers,…

what is spousal maintenance

What is Spousal Maintenance? Am I entitled to spousal maintenance? Do I have to pay spouse maintenance?

Spousal maintenance, or de facto maintenance, is a form of financial support paid by one party to a…

consent orders

What are Consent Orders and how can I apply for them?

There are risks to leaving any agreement on parenting or property arrangements undocumented.…