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Southport Qld 4215

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132 Ferry Road

(Access via Harcourt Crescent)

Southport Qld 4215

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info@mcglegal.com.au

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(07) 5591 2222
I earned all the money so why don’t I get to keep it?

I earned all the money so why don’t I get to keep it?

This is a phrase often heard by Gold Coast family lawyers when considering divorce or separation. In many cases, one party has started the relationship in a significantly stronger financial position than the other party, and therefore it is the expectation of the...
Can I change my Child’s or Children’s name after Separation?

Can I change my Child’s or Children’s name after Separation?

WHAT’S IN A NAME? HOW TO CHANGE YOUR CHILD’S NAME AFTER SEPARATION Names form an essential part of any person’s identity. In recognition of this fact, decisions regarding a child’s legal name have been defined as a “major long-term issue” by the Family Law Act 1975....
Family Law and social media publication of court proceedings

Family Law and social media publication of court proceedings

Any matters discussed during Court proceedings, or documents created for the purposes of proceedings in either the Family Court of Australia or Federal Circuit Court of Australia are not made available for consumption in the public domain and should not be used for...
Child Support for grandparents

Child Support for grandparents

Are you caring for a grandchild or grandchildren, under 18 years of age? If so, you may be eligible for child support payments from one or both parents by applying to the Child Support Agency for a child support assessment. There are occasions when children are cared...
Same-sex couples and Child Support

Same-sex couples and Child Support

Same-sex couples, who are recognised as parents under the Family Law Act 1975 can apply for child support, on separation. How do you become recognised as a parent under the Family Law Act 1975? If a child is born to a woman, as a result of an artificial conception...