April 2018

More Family Court Cost Cutting

By | April 10th, 2018|

Any regular reader of this blog will have observed repeated concerns regarding the state of funding of the Family Courts. A further cost cutting exercise has now been implemented.  Notwithstanding the fact that parties are generally required to pay a filing fee with their Divorce Application, a Divorce Order will not [...]

Your Online Identity Lives On After You

By | April 3rd, 2018|

An important review is about to start to determine whether New South Wales needs special legislation relating to the accessing and transference of what have become known as “digital assets”. Have you thought how your loved one or executor could access important digital accounts or platforms including bank accounts, PayPal accounts, [...]

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

Michael Tiyce Recognised in Doyles Guide

By | January 29th, 2018|

Congratulations to our principal Michael Tiyce who has again been recognised by Doyles Guide. “The 2018 listing of leading New South Wales Parenting & Children’s Matters Lawyers details individuals who have been specifically highlighted for their expertise, abilities and experience in complex parenting/child custody issues and disputes.  These rankings also include [...]

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. […]

Should you pop the question?

By | January 12th, 2018|

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 [...]

December 2017

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

By | December 22nd, 2017|

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). [...]

November 2017

Only 52 days till Christmas!

By | November 3rd, 2017|

  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 [...]

October 2017

At the Forefront of LGBT Family Law Issues

By | October 26th, 2017|

  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 [...]

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