August 2019

What Will My Lawyers Need To Know?

By | August 30th, 2019|

We really aren’t that scary, but seeing a family lawyer can seem daunting. On our website we give some detail about what you should bring to your first meeting, but hopefully this will be a helpful summary.  Prepare a simple chronology setting out things like your relevant dates of birth [...]

Social media – it’s all a bit of fun… isn’t it?

By | August 30th, 2019|

The power of social media in undeniable.  It connects us with old friends, family across the world and keeps us powered through the day with cat memes and doggos.  There is a downside. Increasingly screenshots of Facebook and or Instagram profiles or messages are being used in family law proceedings.  [...]

LGBT Family Law Institute Meeting 2019

By | August 15th, 2019|

Tiyce & Lawyers is again hosting the LGBT Family Law Institute Australia meeting this weekend. The meeting will bring together the preeminent legal minds supporting the LGBT community discussing issues such as family law, discrimination, parenting and property settlements and emerging issues in elder law. This conference could not happen [...]

When Courts Get It Wrong

By | August 8th, 2019|

The Full Court of the Family Court recently dealt with a case that involved a property pool that included land owned by the husband that had soared in value over the course of a 28 year relationship where the parties had raised three adult children.  When the husband purchased the [...]

July 2019

A Smart Dog in Smart Company

By | July 18th, 2019|

Our office buddy Ferdinand features in this article by Michael Tiyce in Smart Company. Read on to learn how your office can benefit from bringing your dog to work! Six reasons every workplace should have a resident dog Many challenges businesses face in today’s environment can be helped by the [...]

What’s in a name?

By | July 9th, 2019|

A frequent issue for family lawyers includes the change of a child’s surname after separation.  This constitutes a long term issue for the child and that means both parents must consent to the name change or a Judge must approve it.  The test of what is in the best interest [...]

Plenty of time to organise Christmas? Think again!

By | July 2nd, 2019|

You might think you have plenty of time to make Christmas arrangements including holidays and time with children, but think again! The period leading up to Christmas can be difficult especially if you have recently separated or arrangements for your children’s time with you are unclear or susceptible to unilateral [...]

June 2019

Every day should be bring your dog to work day!

By | June 14th, 2019|

Everyone knows a dog is man's best friend, but did you know that according to the latest research from Open Universities, dogs also assist in reducing stress in humans? According to the research, the presence of a dog not only reduces stress levels in the workplace, but increases productivity.  It [...]

May 2019

What’s really involved in a divorce?

By | May 8th, 2019|

Michael Tiyce was asked by ABC Life to shed some light on divorce - when it's simple and when it gets complicated. to learn more about this oft-misunderstood topic, read on! [The article below first appeared on ABC Life: https://www.abc.net.au/life/how-to-get-divorced-in-australia/10996740. Image credit: Unsplash: Benjamin Robyn-Jespersen /ABC Life: Luke Tribe] Relationships [...]

How to avoid costly divorce fees

By | May 7th, 2019|

Tiyce & Lawyers Principal Michael Tiyce was interviewed for this article in Better Homes & Gardens recently. Here are Michael's three top tips to speed up the divorce process and reduce costs: Divorce has a reputation for being an emotionally and mentally exhausting process that can drag on for years. It can [...]

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