How much does it cost to get a divorce in Australia?

How much does it cost to get a divorce in Australia?

Divorce in Australia is a significant life event for those involved, and can be costly with wide reaching impact. The average cost of getting divorced in Australia via a standard Lawyer-Driven divorce can range from $15,000 to $30,000 per spouse. Costs for a divorce that goes to trial vary but can range from $80,000 to…

Co-Parenting Plan After Separation: The Right Balance

Co-Parenting Plan After Separation: The Right Balance

Setting a co-parenting plan is a crucial part of the post-separation process. This will ensure that your children don’t have to deal with excessive trauma due to the split — something that could lead to psychological instability in adulthood. However, it can be deceptively complex to set up the right plan during a separation. This…

Age-Appropriate Visitation Guidelines For Separating Couples

Age-Appropriate Visitation Guidelines For Separating Couples

Separations are hard on their own, but things become more severe when children are involved. Most divorcing couples with children don’t want their children to get hurt in the process. In this article we take a look at setting age-appropriate visitation guidelines for separating couples. However, there’s no one-size-fits-all solution that will work for every…

Create The Right Parenting Plans That Work Post-Separation

Create The Right Parenting Plans That Work Post-Separation

Establishing the right parenting plans that work can be very complex when you separate from your partner. One of the most important things to remember is how minimise the emotional burden that your child/ren may endure. In this article we take a look at considerations that need to be made when setting up your parenting…

Top 10 Parenting Order Examples to Suit Your Family Situation

Top 10 Parenting Order Examples to Suit Your Family Situation

Top 10 Parenting Order Examples to Suit Your Family Situation Separation is an exhausting process for all parties involved, especially when it comes to parenting orders. In this article we will cover 10 parenting order examples and look at which family situations are suited to the right parenting order. #1 Equal In an equal arrangement,…

Best Shared Care Arrangements in Australia

Best Shared Care Arrangements in Australia

Shared care or shared parenting during a separation or divorce are now the norm and encouraged in the eyes of the law. The best-shared care arrangements in Australia take into account the best interests of the child, the rights of both parents, and the time each child spends with both parents.  Excluding instances where shared…

Fathers’ Rights to Children After Separation

Fathers’ Rights to Children After Separation

Fathers Rights to See Their Child There’s a common misconception that when a couple separates or divorces, the mother always gets custody of the children and the father can only see them over the weekend at best.  This situation doesn’t always occur as courts take into account the: Child’s age  Child’s relationship with each parent…

How to Apply for a Parenting Order

Best Shared Care Arrangements in Australia

Parenting is a gift, rewarding, all in itself. But during a separation or divorce, it can be the challenge of a lifetime.  Disagreements on overall parental responsibilities, may arise and overwhelm both parties.  At this juncture, parents going through a separation or divorce may find it necessary to apply for a parenting order.  What Is…

Divorce and Child Arrangements in Australia: The Ultimate Guide

Divorce and Child Arrangements in Australia: The Ultimate Guide

Divorce is one of the most challenging life events a person can experience. It is even more challenging for children.  However, in some cases where relations have irretrievably broken down, it may be necessary that you and your partner separate for the good of everyone, including the children. In such situations, you both must come…

Spitting Your Assets After a Divorce or Separation

Spitting Your Assets After a Divorce or Separation

Divorce Asset Split Australia Spitting Your Assets After a Divorce or Separation Divorce or separation is a traumatic and stressful life event and the emotional impact alone can overshadow everything. One of the first conversations couples generally have is how divide assets to ensure a beneficial split for both parties.  There is a common misconception…