April 8, 2019
filing a Divorce overseas - Family Lawyer Sydney

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
Changing custody arrangements - Family Lawyer Sydney

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
Initial Consultation Costs - Family Lawyer Sydney

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
Divorce when partner overseas - Family Lawyer Sydney

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 Legal - Family Lawyer Sydney

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
Divorce papers - what do i do - Family Lawyer Sydney

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 […]
February 25, 2019
Parental Obligations for under 18 Family Lawyer Sydney

Parental obligations to a child under 18

Parental Obligations To A child Under 18 In Providing Financial Support Living Arrangements & Financial Agreements What are my rights about my parents providing me with […]
February 22, 2019
Property Division Entitlements Family Lawyer Sydney

Property Division Entitlements

Property Division Entitlements – Property Settlement Lawyers Sydney – Case Study John and Alexandra had been married for 32 years before they decided to separate. During […]
January 29, 2019
Surrogacy Lawyer Alfonso Layson Sydney NSW Law Society

Are Surrogacy Family Law Issues evolving too slowly?

Today we revisit an article featuring our very own Alfonso Layson, an Accredited Family Law Specialist and a Senior Associate with our firm specialising in Surrogacy. […]
January 22, 2019
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Spouse Maintenance

Spouse Maintenance Lawyers Sydney – Case Study Susan came to our office after her separation with Robert, which had occurred 6 months before our initial meeting. […]
January 15, 2019
Prenuptial Agreement Family Lawyer Sydney

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
Lawyer involvement Binding Financial Agreement - Family Lawyer Sydney

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 - Family Lawyer Sydney

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 Binding Financial Agreement - Family Lawyer Sydney

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
Co-parenting after Separation - Family Lawyer Sydney

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
Binding Financial Agreements - Family Lawyer Sydney

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
Step parent Adoption Family Lawyer Sydney

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 […]
October 19, 2018

Families Through Surrogacy Conference

Sarah Bevan Family Lawyers are proud to be a premium sponsor of a Surrogacy conference.  It’s a six city seminar series, taking place throughout Australia – see […]
October 11, 2018
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Annulment in the Family Law Courts in Australia

Annulment in the Family Law Court – I’ve made a huge mistake! Annulment in the Family Law Court – Sometimes when people marry, they realise that […]
October 7, 2018
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Why is Adoption so hard in Australia?

Why is Adoption so hard in Australia? – Adoption Lawyers Australia Sarah Bevan Family Lawyers have extensive experience in a wide range of family law matters […]
October 2, 2018
Divorce Advice Australia Lawyers Sydney

Divorce Advice Australia

Divorce Advice Australia – Divorce Lawyers Sydney Divorce Advice can be very complexed, Sarah Bevan Family Lawyers have extensive experience advising, assisting and representing parties in […]
October 2, 2018
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What is an Adoption Order?

What is an Adoption Order – Adoption Lawyers Sydney An adoption order is an official Court order made by the Supreme Court (in New South Wales) […]
September 3, 2018
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I don’t want to be the father of this child

I don’t want to be the father of this child, what are my rights and obligations This is a sticky situation in which some men find […]
June 27, 2018
Drug Use Parenting Interim Orders Lawyer Sydney

Drug Use in Parenting Matters – Interim Orders

Drug Use in Parenting Matters – Interim Orders Family Lawyers Sydney, Surry Hills, Crows Nest & Parramatta Eliza and Blake had been in a relationship for […]
June 22, 2018
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International Property Settlements Family Lawyers

International Property Settlements – Case Study International property settlement – Ali and Nafessa were married for 5 years. There were no children of the relationship. They […]
June 19, 2018
Power of Attorney Family Lawyer Sydney

What Is A Power Of Attorney – Family Lawyers

What is a power of attorney? By conferring a power of attorney on an individual, you are allowing them to make important financial decisions on your […]
June 15, 2018
Prenuptial Agreement Lawyers Sydney

Prenuptial Agreements – how long do they take?

Prenuptial Agreements – how long do they take and how long before our wedding should we apply for one? A prenuptial agreement is an agreement which […]
May 16, 2018
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Same-Sex Property Settlement Lawyers Sydney

Same-Sex Relationships Property Settlements When a de facto relationship or marriage breaks down, the assets and debts of each party must be divided. In Australia, the […]
May 16, 2018
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Same-Sex Relationships Adoption Lawyers

Same-Sex Relationship Adoptions Lawyers Australia The adoption process in Australia requires an experienced family lawyer to ensure the provision of accurate legal advice and to ensure […]
May 16, 2018
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Same-Sex Relationships Wills & Estate Lawyers

Same-Sex Relationship Wills and Estates in NSW The laws concerning wills and estates are complex and require an expert family lawyer to provide high quality and […]
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