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Should you pop the question?

After many twists and turns, same sex marriage is legal in Australia at last, and many couples are excitedly planning their nuptials as a result.

But what many don’t realise is that family law has its own twists and turns for same sex couples – for many involving such things as fertility and donor agreements as well as finances, parenting agreements and more.

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Don’t gamble on the future – act now, without delay

unhappy couple

In most legal matters where negotiations have broken down between parties and issues are unable to be resolved a court is the only body that can resolve the dispute.

In family law matters, we are directed to the Family Court of Australia or the Federal Circuit Court of Australia (the Court). It is no secret that the Court is burdened by delay and it is not uncommon for parties to wait up to three years for their matter to be determined by a judge.

There are however a number of things you can do in order to avoid the delay and the unnecessary expense that comes with Court proceedings.

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Only 52 days till Christmas!

Christmas family law

At Tiyce & Lawyers we understand the upcoming Christmas period is not always an easy time for families.  The holidays are associated with festivity and fun but for many they can also be a time for disappointment and anxiety.

We know that situations arise during the Christmas and holiday period which will require our expert family law advice and on occasion the intervention of the Family Court system.

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At the Forefront of LGBT Family Law Issues

LGBT conference Sydney

On Sunday, 8 and Monday, 9 October Tiyce & Lawyers was more than happy to provide our space in Darlinghurst to host the second annual Australian GLBT Family Law Institute Conference.

The conference coincided with the International Bar Association Conference which was being held in Darling Harbour.  The IBA conference commenced on Sunday afternoon and we were lucky enough to have a number of different solicitors and barristers from around the globe attend our office and be involved in the forum style discussions which were moderated by Australian family law specialists.

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Trusts in Family Law Matters

Trusts and family law

We often receive instructions from clients around trusts, whether they are, amongst others:

  1. Family Trusts;
  2. Unit Trusts;
  3. Discretionary Trusts established in an estate.

With a growth in wealth and a huge growth in accounting advice, many people and families establish trusts for tax purposes, asset protection and income distribution. They are becoming incredibly common in financial settlements.

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