How to Write an Affidavit

How to Write an Affidavit

Wondering how to write your own affidavit? Split Easy has got you covered. While it’s obviously a lot easier to have an lawyer complete your affidavit on your behalf – it can be much more expensive to get expert assistance too. What’s more, even if you’re paying for your lawyer to help you out, there’s…

Crucial Steps to Take at Work when You’re Separating

Crucial Steps to Take at Work When You're Separating

Separating isn’t easy, but it’s something that a lot of couples go through. When your relationship starts to suffer, and you find that you’re no longer happy with your significant other, the last thing you want to do is force yourself to stay in that situation. When it’s time to move on, the best thing…

What are Divorce Celebrations and Separation Holidays?

What are Divorce Celebrations and Separation Holidays?

Sometimes, the end of a major relationship in your life is a sad thing. Other times, when you know that relationship wasn’t good for you and your future, you’ll be keen to celebrate the end of a bad patch in your life. Recently, we’ve seen an influx of people starting to celebrate the end of…

Tips for Telling your Child about Your Separation

Tips for Telling Your Child About Your Separation

Telling anyone about your separation can be difficult. However, telling your child that you’re leaving their other parent is one of the most difficult steps in any divorce. Knowing exactly what to say and when to say it can be very tricky. You’ll need to choose the location, day, and time with care, ensuring that…

Dealing with Father’s Day After Divorce

Dealing With Father's Day After Divorce

Divorce can complicate a lot of things in the lives of people with children. However, that doesn’t mean that couples should just stay together for the kids – particularly if they’re unhappy. Instead, it’s important for couples to find a way to address the challenges that arise for them and their children as life goes…

Can Couples Reach Separation Agreements Alone?

Can Couples Reach Separation Agreements Alone?

These days, there seems to be countless stories online about horrible and painful divorces. It seems as though every divorce is doomed to be a total nightmare. However, that’s not necessarily the case. The truth is that couples who separate amicably often just get less airtime and attention than their counterparts. Additionally, in some cases,…

Is Telling Your Employer About Your Breakup a Good Idea?

Should You Tell Your Employer About Your Break-up?

Leaving your issues outside of the workplace is usually a good idea. It’s rarely useful to come to work still angry about something that happened on your morning drive or upset about something that happened the night before. Ultimately, the workplace is generally best-kept secret from your family and personal life, but it’s becoming increasingly…

Divorce and Dividing a Business Asset in Australia

Divorce and Dividing a Business Asset in Australia

For many Australian couples, business and pleasure are in fact mixed, with entrepreneurial spirit thriving, lots of couples run businesses together, whether these are start-ups, small businesses, local businesses or multinational companies. Separating the finances of a business, whether large or small, can be very tricky, but there are some common points that a person…

Divorce Preparation – Family Court Australia Legal Words Used in Court and Their Definition

Divorce Preparation - Family Court Australia Legal Words Used in Court and Their Definition

Abuse – in relation to a child, is defined in subsection 4(1) of the Act. For convenience, the definition is set out below with the definition of ‘Family Violence’. Address for service – the address given by a party where documents can be served on them by hand, post or some other form of electronic…

Property Division Calculator

Property Division Calculator

Before using a property division calculator it is a great idea to first collate all the relevant data. When a couple is divorcing or separating, they generally have a variety of assets that will need to be divided between them. Assets might include a home or other real property, a business, bank accounts, or retirement…