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Child Custody & Parenting Disputes

Many relationship breakdowns involve children - which leaves the question, "How will the children spend time with their mother and father post-separation?".  The paramount consideration in all disputes involving children is the concept of the "child's best interests"....

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Child Support Agreements

A written agreement between parents or carers of children about the payments to be made in support their children is called a child support agreement.

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Child Location and Recovery Applications

Some post separation parenting disputes involve the removal of children from their geographical location. Changing a child's living arrangements, such that it makes it significantly more difficult for the child to spend time with a parent is a major change in a...

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The Difference Between A Will & Estate Planning

What is the difference? Most people believe a legal Will adequately covers this and while it's essential, a Will is only part of the process. Estate planning covers every facet of the distribution of your estate following your death. Wills A Will is a legally binding...

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Pre Relationship Binding Financial Agreements

It is possible for two parties about to enter into a relationship to enter into a legally binding financial agreement which details how "pre-relationship assets" and "matrimonial assets" will be divided in the event of separation. Binding financial agreements It is...

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Child Relocation Disputes

Parenting disputes involving the relocation of a child or children of a relationship are relatively common and always controversial. Recent legal developments result in the establishment of the following legal principle:- “Where a parent of a child or children is...

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Family Mediation Services

Mediation is a process in which parties to a dispute, with the assistance of a neutral third party (the mediator), identify the disputed issues, develop options, consider alternatives and endeavour to reach an agreement. The mediator has no authority to bind...

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Spousal Maintenance

One party to a marriage (read into this de facto) is liable to maintain the other party to the marriage if the other party is unable to support themself adequately and to the extent the first party is reasonably able to do so.

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8 Things To Consider Before Buying a Home | Gold Coast

Purchasing property is often the most significant purchase you will make.  If you are purchasing property for the first time, this can be a very daunting experience.  MCG Legal have prepared the following tips to make moving into your dream home much easier. 1....

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DNA Testing & Paternity

A relationship breakdown involving children can occasionally raise questions about the paternity of the child.  Ultimately DNA testing will determine beyond any reasonable doubt who the child’s parents are,

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Copyright Law for New Business Owners | Gold Coast

5 When starting a new business, Copyright Law and its associated protections are probably the furthest considerations from your mind. After all, you’re not writing a novel, directing a movie or producing new music. So, the most obvious question is: “What is Copyright...

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Conveyancing: Obtaining Legal Advice

It has become normal practice on the Gold Coast when purchasing or selling property, that contracts are often signed by the buyer and seller prior to obtaining legal advice from a qualified conveyancing lawyer.

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Family Law Legal Fees & Hogan Order

How can I afford family law legal representation in the event my marriage or relationship has broken down? By Matt Gill  Generally speaking the Family Court of Australia and the Federal Circuit Court of Australia subscribe to the mantra that each party shall bear...

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Helping Children Cope With Divorce

It's a sad fact that almost half of all marriages end in divorce. To complicate the situation even further, many of these couples have children. During the divorce process, couples are preoccupied with property and financial division. The children’s emotional and...

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