Sponsoring the 2018 Aurora Ball

Tiyce & Lawyers is proud to be a major sponsor of the Aurora Ball again in 2018. Aurora is a NSW based charity raising funds to disburse to organisations providing essential support and services to the GLBTIQ community. Conceived in 1999 it seeks to bridge the gap in funding and support [...]

By | June 28th, 2018|

The Role of the Independent Children’s Lawyer

An Independent Children’s Lawyer is appointed at the discretion of the Court and in circumstances where there may be: allegations of abuse or neglect; intractable conflicts between the parties; assertions as to the views or expressed wishes of the children, having regard to their ages and maturity; mental health issues; allegations [...]

By | June 26th, 2018|

Tiyce & Lawyers Support Sydney Stingers Water Polo Club

This year, Tiyce & Lawyers proudly sponsored the Sydney Stingers Water Polo Club’s Annual Trivia Nights. The annual events were hosted at the Paddington-Woollahra RSL Club on 25 and 26 May 2018.  The club raised over $22,000. The funds will be used to purchase new training equipment and help send the [...]

By | June 26th, 2018|

Changes to the Australian Family Law system

On 30 May 2018, the Australian Government’s Attorney-General Department announced changes to the existing family law system in Australia. On 1 January 2019, the Family Court of Australia and the Federal Circuit Court of Australia will be amalgamated, (subject to the passage of legislation) and a new court will be established, [...]

By | May 31st, 2018|

What Same Sex Couples Need to Know About Marriage

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 [...]

By | April 20th, 2018|

More Family Court Cost Cutting

Any regular reader of this blog will have observed repeated concerns regarding the state of funding of the Family Courts. A further cost cutting exercise has now been implemented.  Notwithstanding the fact that parties are generally required to pay a filing fee with their Divorce Application, a Divorce Order will not [...]

By | April 10th, 2018|

Your Online Identity Lives On After You

An important review is about to start to determine whether New South Wales needs special legislation relating to the accessing and transference of what have become known as “digital assets”. Have you thought how your loved one or executor could access important digital accounts or platforms including bank accounts, PayPal accounts, [...]

By | April 3rd, 2018|

Adult Child Maintenance

There is a common misconception amongst many separated parents that once a child turns eighteen years of age, there is no possibility of receiving further financial support from the other parent. In most circumstances, parental liability with respect to financial contributions made towards the maintenance of a child lasts until the [...]

By | March 1st, 2018|

Michael Tiyce Recognised in Doyles Guide

Congratulations to our principal Michael Tiyce who has again been recognised by Doyles Guide. “The 2018 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 [...]

By | January 29th, 2018|
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