What are Consent Orders in Family Court? Melbourne

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The Australian divorce process allows individuals who are going through marriage separation to enter into written agreements with the help of family lawyers. Such agreements usually involve mutually agreed terms regarding parenting, property, and spousal maintenance. In order for the agreement to be legally binding, both parties approach the court to formalise the agreement. If […]

What You Need to Know About Spousal Maintenance, VIC

If you are an individual going through a marriage separation, Melbourne Law Studio recommends speaking to a separation lawyer as soon as possible to understand your rights. Spousal maintenance is often shrouded in uncertainty and can be difficult to determine when a relationship has broken down. Contact Melbourne Law Studio today to speak with a […]

Frequently Asked Questions: De Facto Separations, VIC

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A relationship is considered ‘de facto’ when it involves two people who are not married but live together on a domestic basis. Although an individual does not have to go through a legal process to end such a relationship, they may be entitled to property rights and child support if they meet certain requirements. Contact […]

Difference Between Family Lawyer & Divorce Lawyer

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Family law is a broad legal field that covers a range of matters, and while divorce law can certainly be considered a subset of family law, it is important to understand the differences between the two. Family law lawyers Melbourne-wide are more than capable of assisting you with protecting your personal interests during a divorce, […]

How is Child Custody Determined in Australia?

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While the word ‘custody’ is not a legal term in Australia, it is a widely understood term that helps us to explore the subject without using too much legal jargon. For the purposes of this article, we use the word ‘custody’ to mean parental responsibility following separation. A separation or divorce custody agreement for children […]

What is Family Law and What Does it Include?

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Family law is a broad area of legal practice focusing on family matters. Depending on the particular law firm, this can include divorce, marriage, adoption, child custody, estate planning and more. At Melbourne Law Studio, we are the experienced team of family law lawyers Melbourne clients can trust for representation in family court proceedings, mediating […]

Binding Financial Agreement vs Consent Orders

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Trying to navigate the legal system when you’re going through a separation or a divorce doesn’t have to be frustrating and confusing. Our Simple Article & Infographic should help clarify a few misconceptions when it comes to binding financial agreement vs consent order. Whilst the decisions you make at this point in your life will […]