March 2018

Adult Child Maintenance

By | March 1st, 2018|

There is a common misconception amongst many separated parents that once a child turns eighteen years of age, there is no possibility of receiving further financial support from the other parent. In most circumstances, parental liability with respect to financial contributions made towards the maintenance of a child lasts until the [...]

January 2018

Interim and Urgent Spousal Maintenance

By | January 29th, 2018|

Following separation, the way parties share their income changes. It is not uncommon for one party to be earning considerably more than the other, especially when one of the parties has ceased working to care for children. Spousal maintenance can be sought urgently and on an interim ongoing basis. […]

What impact does the new marriage law have on wills?

By | January 16th, 2018|

On 7 December 2017, an applause erupted in the House of Representatives, signalling that Australia has finally caught up to the world in marriage equality. This is no doubt a fantastic result, and something long overdue. Whilst records of marriages are set to spike in the wake of the bill passing, [...]

December 2017

Marriage for all (& divorce for some)

By | December 11th, 2017|

  With the excitement of the YES vote being announced on 15 November 2017, Michael Tiyce of Tiyce & Lawyers has made headlines all around the world. From Belgium, Sweden, the United Kingdom across the Atlantic to the United States of America and across the Pacific to New Zealand, Michael Tiyce [...]

September 2017

Mediation – The Expert Choice

By | September 12th, 2017|

  Litigation should be viewed as a ‘last choice’ in family law matters. Last week, I appeared in the Federal Circuit Court of Australia in a busy duty list. The Judge on that occasion indicated that they were providing final hearing dates in 2020. […]

March 2017

Family Law Info Sessions

By | March 28th, 2017|

  Tiyce & Lawyers is proud to introduce a weekly information session on family law for the public. These obligation-free sessions are designed to make family law accessible, and to provide essential information from our team of expert solicitors to help people understand their rights and obligations in a family law [...]

February 2017

V-Day or D-Day?

By | February 2nd, 2017|

With the excitement of the silly season over, the dreaded January blues having passed, it’s time to turn our attention to February, the month of romance. If you’ve been struck by cupid’s arrow, Valentine’s Day can be an important day for you and your loved one. […]

January 2017

Welcome to ‘Divorce Month’

By | January 13th, 2017|

  Family lawyers often call January “Divorce Month” as the rate of people needing advice on separation, parenting arrangements and the division of property is far greater to that of other months. At Tiyce & Lawyers we are certainly noticing the increase in new client enquiries. The reasons vary: […]

October 2016