19 November 2018
If your marriage has irretrievably broken down, that's enough grounds for divorce. After establishing that you meet the criteria for filing for a divorce, you'll need to find a good divorce and family lawyer to fight your case. There are various reasons to hire a divorce attorney when you're getting a divorce. Here are 5 you should know about. 1. They'll help you serve the divorce petition To get the divorce process rolling, you'll need to serve a divorce petition on the other spouse.
14 June 2016
In most areas, couples are allowed to file for a divorce on their own, without the help of a lawyer. This can certainly save them money, but it's not always the best choice. There may be delays in your paperwork and hearings if you don't file things properly or don't provide adequate proof of certain claims, and you may also be assuming you know how the law works in your case.
13 June 2016
Property division is arguably the most stressful aspect in a divorce proceeding. During property division, the two divorcing parties must agree on the best way to share out marital property, debts and funds. Often, spouses experience suspicion and distrust during this process, given that one of the spouses may sometimes attempt to conceal the identity of assets from the other spouse. If you are going through divorce and feel that the other spouse is hiding assets from you, get in touch with a family law solicitor.
3 June 2016
If you're planning a long-term or potentially permanent move to Australia, you are not legally obligated to use a migration agent in applying for your visa. However, this doesn't mean you should be too hasty in deciding on going through this process on your own. Note when it may be to your advantage to use a migration agent. 1. When time is an issue This doesn't mean the time in which you expect to hear back from the immigration agency, as a migration agent cannot hurry your visa application ahead of other applicants.