August 2020

Dirty John & The Date Of Separation

By | August 28th, 2020|

You may have seen on Netflix recently, the new Dirty John series which covers the very messy divorce of Betty Broderick from Dan Broderick III. One of the interesting aspects of the proceedings, and one which caused considerable anguish for Betty, was that Dan Broderick had allegedly been strategic in [...]

Child Support – Getting it right

By | August 25th, 2020|

There are really only two decisions when it comes to the issue of child support.  Do you go with the child support assessment issued by the government or enter into a child support agreement?  An application for an assessment can be made via the Department of Human Services (usually but [...]

No Money in the Kitty – Family Law Proceedings and Bankruptcy

By | August 3rd, 2020|

A person can be declared bankrupt either by a creditor making an application to the court which results in the person becoming bankrupt, or the person themselves can file a ‘debtor’s petition’ declaring themselves bankrupt. A bankruptcy trustee is immediately appointed to take control of the bankrupt’s assets and income [...]

July 2020

Cheating is Cheating – Financial Infidelity

By | July 24th, 2020|

Some call them mushrooms (kept in the dark). The party of the relationship who, although being provided for, doesn’t know how the sausage gets made. It may be all well and good when you are being provided for but financial control can lead to financial manipulation. Tiyce & Lawyers often [...]

June 2020

Souped-up Super

By | June 11th, 2020|

“I don’t want to worry about super!” We hear it all the time at Tiyce & Lawyers. “Split the assets, ignore the super and let’s get it done.” People lose track of the nest egg slowly growing, usually inaccessible (present circumstances not withstanding). Many people just don’t consider the value [...]

March 2020

Online & Phone Consultations available now

By | March 17th, 2020|

Just because you are limiting your contact with people, you don't need to delay discussing your family law matter. We are happy to meet with you by Skype, FaceTime, or conference over the phone. Get in touch today and we'll organise an obligation-free initial consultation at a time to suit [...]

October 2019

Liar Liar

By | October 10th, 2019|

Facts in family law aren’t always easy to come by. Tiyce & Lawyers have dealt with parties who claim among other things: They weren’t in a de facto relationship That they were never married That the child isn’t theirs ...and my favourite - that the party is in fact deceased [...]

August 2019

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 [...]

February 2019

How to get what you’re owed in a divorce

By | February 11th, 2019|

Principal of Tiyce & Lawyers Michael Tiyce had an article published in Money Magazine this month - all about how to ensure you get what you are entitled to in a divorce. Read the article below, and feel free to share your thoughts in the comments! Dividing it up: how [...]

Protecting your finances during a divorce

By | February 4th, 2019|

Michael Tiyce features in this article recently published on Yahoo Finance - some great tips on protecting your finances during a divorce: Talking about money with your partner is hard enough – in fact, nearly half of Aussies avoid the matter altogether. Couple that with the fact that research has [...]

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