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A Royal Commission into Family Violence was established as a result of concerns about the prevalence of family violence in Australia. The report, handed down by the Commissioners in March 2016, has had a significant impact on the way accused people are dealt with in the criminal justice system. The…

Navigating the legal system after a relationship breakdown to get a property settlement can be a challenge. To achieve a fair settlement this is what you need to know. Are there time limits? The following time limits apply: For married couples Applications to a court for a property settlement must…

The breakdown of a relationship of a marriage is one of the most stressful and traumatic events in a person’s life. If you are looking to engage a lawyer to achieve a property settlement, what do you need to know? 1. What matters are relevant to how property is divided? Four matters are relevant.…

Crimes Family Violence is the legal term describing violence in the home between family members or former domestic partners. Regrettably, violence within the home is prevalent within our community. Many factors can contribute to family violence including:- -Financial pressure as a result of job…