January 2020

Consider a Charitable Bequest to the RFS

By | January 23rd, 2020|

This is not one of our usual information-filled but chirpy blog posts.  After the last few weeks it just didn’t seem appropriate. What is appropriate at this time is to remind you that when you are considering preparing a will or making amendments to a current will that it is [...]

December 2019

Michael Tiyce Recognised in Doyles Guide For 2020

By | December 10th, 2019|

Congratulations to our principal Michael Tiyce who has again been recognised by Doyles Guide. “The 2020 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 [...]

November 2019

Everyone’s a Star

By | November 5th, 2019|

Most of us carry around an amazing piece of technology that links us to the world while simultaneously tracking our and potentially others movements through it. Inevitably people realised the use technology could have in litigation generally but specifically family law litigation. Hidden Cameras & Covert Recordings While each State [...]

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 [...]

July 2019

Forget the side hustle?

By | July 16th, 2019|

Tiyce & Lawyers Principal Michael Tiyce wrote this piece for Smart Company on the benefits of sharing your skills and experience outside of the office: Forget the side hustle: Five benefits of practising your profession outside office hours It seems we’re living in the era of side hustles. Everyone is encouraged to [...]

To Defame Or Not To Defame?

By | July 9th, 2019|

Last week the NSW Supreme Court delivered a controversial decision finding that the corporations behind Facebook pages could be liable for third party comments which may be defamatory.  This decision has potentially far reaching consequences.  In the case brought by a former Dondale detainee a number of media organisations being [...]

April 2019

Protecting victims of family violence

By | April 1st, 2019|

Recent changes to the Family Law Act have resulted in greater protection for the victims of family violence.  Among other things the amendments are aimed at ensuring victims of family violence are not put in a position where they are either personally cross-examined by their perpetrator or required to cross [...]

March 2019

Why Now? Why This Sperm?

By | March 12th, 2019|

Those of you who know the holy grail of movies, ‘Legally Blonde’ would recognise the above as a quote from my personal favourite superhero, Elle Woods.  This question, although critically debated in the film, now stands before our very own High Court as a ‘test case’ on the issue of [...]

Congratulations to Robert and Emily

By | March 7th, 2019|

Rebecca Solomonides, our Senior Administrative Assistant, is currently on maternity leave, and we're pleased to announce that Robert Le has joined the firm in a Senior Administrative Assistant role. Robert will stay on in that role alongside Rebecca upon her return. New Senior Administrative Assistant Robert Le In [...]

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