Recent articles by Michael Tiyce on Kidspot and BHG

By | November 8th, 2018|

Principal of Tiyce & Lawyers Michael Tiyce is often asked for comment on matters relating to family law for articles in the media.

Here are two recent articles he’s written for and Better Homes & Gardens in response to questions about Divorce and Children:

Divorce & Kids – A Divorce lawyer’s top 5 tips for an amicable separation

Navigating divorce is a challenge for all parents and avoiding the rocky road is often a reason couples avoid entering the process.

We continually see parents who put their own happiness second to their children by avoiding what can be a very disruptive experience for their offspring. In fact, Christmas is one of the quietest times for people looking for assistance with divorce as we focus on family events and a time of ‘togetherness’.

February by contrast, is our peak time for divorce applications as summer comes to a close, school goes back and parents have time to reflect on their own state of mind.

It is possible to keep it amicable – here are our top five tips for parents embarking on the process….

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Better Homes & Gardens

11 things you want to ask about divorce

Michael Tiyce from Tiyce & Lawyers has seen it all in his 26 years as a family lawyer. Specialising in divorce, parenting agreements, property matters, wills and estates, Tiyce says there are 10 common questions most people want to ask him – from how to get a quick divorce to when they can change their name.

1. Can I get a quick divorce?

In Australia, there is no such thing as an instantaneous or a fast divorce. In order to apply for divorce, partners must be separated for a period of at least 12 months.  If there is a period of failed reconciliation for three months or more, the 12-month separation restarts. From applying for a divorce to finalising one, typically takes at least four months.

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