April 2018

What Same Sex Couples Need to Know About Marriage

By | April 20th, 2018|

Did you know that in NSW a person's will is automatically revoked upon their marriage (unless there is an express provision in their will made in contemplation of marriage)? A timely article by John Collett and Caitlin Fitzsimmons on the SMH website takes you through what same sex couples need to [...]

January 2018

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, [...]

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 [...]

Get thee to a registry!

By | January 9th, 2018|

  Today, Tuesday January 9, 2018, is the first day same-sex couples can legally marry in Australia, being one month (the statutory waiting period) after the law changed on December 9, 2017. While there’s much excitement (and many weddings) going on around Australia today, many couples are not aware that marriage [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

September 2017

October 2016

Property Rights In Same Sex Relationships

By | October 31st, 2016|

Many couples in same-sex relationships have little understanding of their rights to assets or income should they separate.  Some people assume:  they did not have any rights whereas in fact they did;  they had to pay their ex-partner money after separation whereas in fact they did not have to;  the whole [...]