June 10, 2020

What is Parental Alienation?

Parental Alienation: An Introduction Parental Alienation is a controversial concept that refers to situations in which one parent is alleged to have manipulated the child’s emotions […]
May 27, 2020

Where can I find more about separation and divorce

Separation and divorce are commonplace in the community.  We have either been through it ourselves, are going through a breakup right now, or know of someone […]
May 19, 2020

Property settlements amid the Covid-19 pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has raised family law issues we have never previously considered, and we have had to learn to adapt, just as the rest of […]
May 5, 2020

When can my child decide who they want to live with?

When can my child decide who they want to live with? There is a common misconception that when children reach a certain age, they can then […]
April 20, 2020

COVID-19 and supervised time with my child

In our last article, Aboorva Sundar took us through the impact the COVID-19 is having on parenting orders. In this article, we will discuss what impacts […]
April 3, 2020

Top Ten Guide for Separated Parents during Covid19

Separated parents experience both the joys and stressors of parenting. But additional pressures and stresses such as those associated with the Covid19 Pandemic can be hard […]
March 27, 2020

Call and Screen Conferencing Appointments during COVID-19

March 27, 2020

Coparenting in the Covid-19 era: Complying with Orders

Do I have to comply with orders? We keep hearing the term “we are all in this together”, and indeed we truly are. But if you […]
March 27, 2020

Coparenting in the COVID-19 era: I need extra help right now!

I need extra help with the children right now How will it affect my situation longer term if they spend more time with their other parent? […]
March 19, 2020

Family Law and the Coronavirus

Family Law and the Coronavirus Crisis What Sarah Bevan Family Lawyers are doing in the current crisis We know this is a challenging time, and if […]
March 2, 2020

Parenting Plans or Consent Orders

Parenting plans or consent orders?  Parenting plans are an informal and flexible document that reflects an agreement reached between the parties as to the parenting arrangements […]
October 22, 2019

What can I do to help my lawyer with my case?

What can I do to help my family lawyer with my case? The separation and divorce process is often a difficult time for most people. As […]
September 18, 2019

De Facto Relationships & Property Orders

I am not married to my partner, can I still apply for property orders? With the legalisation of same-sex marriage via the Marriage Amendment (Definition and […]
August 13, 2019

Divorce – What do I need to know?

Divorce Lawyers Sydney Our divorce lawyers at Sydney Family Lawyers have helped thousands of people easily navigate the legal system to obtain their divorce, therefore helping […]
August 1, 2019

AIFLAM – Family Law Arbitrators & Mediators

AIFLAM is the National Body for Family Law Arbitrators and Mediators. An Accredited Arbitrator, Sarah Bevan has been a proud member of AIFLAM for over 10 […]
June 13, 2019

Can I still see my children if there is an AVO protecting my former partner from me?

Family violence has been increasingly reported as an issue by parties engaged in disputes about parenting arrangements for their children. In matters involving allegations of family […]
April 8, 2019

What is the process for filing a divorce when I have been living overseas?

The process for filing an Application for Divorce when you have been living overseas is also in essence the same. However, you must ensure that either […]
April 5, 2019

Can I change custody arrangements?

The Application for Divorce requires information in relation to existing parenting arrangements for the children. This is because the Registrar needs to be satisfied as to […]
March 28, 2019

What does an initial consultation cost?

An initial consultation can cost between $120 – $150 depending on what lawyer you see, provided that the appointment is for 30 minutes and relates only […]
March 15, 2019

What is the process for filing a divorce when my spouse has been living overseas?

The process for filing your Application for Divorce when the other party is overseas is, in essence, the same. The only difference is that you need […]
March 13, 2019

Property settlement when everything is amicable

Property settlement Amicable separation – we agree on most things, what’s involved in drawing up and mediating a legal settlement? If most things are agreed to, […]
March 12, 2019

I have been served with divorce papers, what do I do?

You must first read through the Application for Divorce (and any other documents served) thoroughly and ascertain whether all the information contained in the documents is […]
January 15, 2019

When should we apply for a Prenuptial or Binding Financial Agreement?

Certification (Legal Statement) of Binding Financial Agreement (Prenup) services, do we each need a separate lawyer? We’ve discussed this a lot, Prenuptial Agreements.  However, let’s expand […]
December 26, 2018

What does a lawyer need to do on a Binding Financial Agreement?

What is involved when a lawyer needs to review and advise on the Binding Financial Agreement? Our process in reviewing and advising on the Binding Financial […]
December 19, 2018

Supervised Visits

Children’s Contact Services aim to provide a safe and neutral environment for children to spend time with their parents or for a changeover to occur. There […]
December 12, 2018

When does a Binding Financial Agreement take effect?

When does a Binding Financial Agreement take effect? Before the Wedding / Living Situation / Post Nuptial? A Binding Financial Agreement will not take effect until […]
December 5, 2018

Communicating and co-parenting after separation

When communication or co-parenting is difficult for you and your ex-partner there are a number of strategies that can assist: limiting your contact with your former […]
November 28, 2018

Agreements – Do you need a different lawyer to your spouse?

Is it always recommended to have a different lawyer to your spouse/partner? Pursuant to section 90G of the Family Law Act 1975 (Cth) each spouse party to […]
November 21, 2018

What is involved for a step-parent to adopt a child?

In order for a step parent to adopt a child, an application needs to be made to the Supreme Court of New South Wales. The Adoption […]
November 15, 2017

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