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Interim Spousal Maintenance |The Law Concepts and Principles

Submitted by Jamesnoble on Sun, 05/07/2023 - 20:58

Section 74(1) of the Family Law Act empowers the Court to “make such order as it considers proper for the provision of maintenance” in accordance with Pt VIII of the Act.

That primary requirement is set out in s 72(1) of the Act, as follows:
(1) A party to a marriage is liable to maintain the other party, to the extent that the first-mentioned party is reasonably able to do so, if, and only if, that other party is unable to support herself or himself adequately whether:

Do Grandparents Have Legal Rights in Australia?

Submitted by Jamesnoble on Fri, 05/05/2023 - 20:55

Grandparents rights qld in Australia: The Family Law Act states the importance of children having a relationship with grandparents and other significant family members.

Although The Family Law Act ( GRANDPARENTS EXTENDED FAMILY ) does not give Grandparents rights to see their grandchildren, it does provide the right to seek Court Orders which would allow them to spend time with the children.

In some situations, the orders sought from the Court may include an aspect of the children living on a permanent basis with the Grandparents.

Paid Family and Domestic Violence leave for employees.

Submitted by Jamesnoble on Mon, 03/27/2023 - 00:33

The Fair Work Ombudsman has introduced Family and Domestic Violence leave for employees.

Paid family and domestic violence leave was made available for employees of non-small businesses (businesses with over 15 employees) from 1 February 2023. Employees who work for small businesses (less than 15 employees), will be able to gain access to this paid leave from 1 August 2023, however, they can still access the existing 5 days of domestic and family violence leave under the National Employment Standards.

What are Consent Orders Australia?

Submitted by Jamesnoble on Fri, 03/24/2023 - 23:19

What are Consent Orders?

A Consent Order is made by the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia formalising an agreement reached between parties after separation about parenting and/or property matters. A parenting order will only become legally binding if deemed to be in the best interests of the child. As a legally binding Order, each person affected by the Order must follow it.

A parenting order deals with a range of issues, including but not limited to:

Find Cheap Lawyers Near You

Submitted by Jamesnoble on Fri, 03/24/2023 - 00:42

Finding a lawyer can be a difficult and expensive process. It’s important to find a lawyer who is both trustworthy and affordable. Cheap lawyers are out there, and you can find them if you know where to look. This article will provide information on how to find a cheap lawyer near you.

Online Lawyers vs. LegalZoom: Which is Right for You?

Submitted by Jamesnoble on Tue, 03/21/2023 - 21:37

When faced with a legal matter, it can be difficult to determine which service is right for you. Should you hire an online lawyer or use LegalZoom to handle your legal needs? The answer isn’t always clear and it depends on the complexity of the issue, your budget, and other factors. In this article, we will discuss the differences between online lawyers and LegalZoom and help you decide which is right for you.

What is Gender dysphoria?

Submitted by Jamesnoble on Mon, 03/20/2023 - 22:22

A concept designated as clinically significant distress or impairment related to a strong desire to be of another gender, which may include a desire to change primary and/or secondary sex characteristics. Not all transgender or gender diverse people experience dysphoria.

Gillick competent:

The legal test is used to determine if a child is capable of giving consent when he or she “achieves a sufficient understanding and intelligence to enable the child to understand fully what is proposed”. This is referred to as ‘Gillick competent’ or a ‘mature minor’.

Superannuation Legislation: Protecting your financial interest in AUS

Submitted by Jamesnoble on Sun, 03/19/2023 - 21:28

They are property issues and superannuation. Superannuation Legislation for many years was not property under the Family Law legislation and the Court had no power to deal with it although the Court, to overcome this difficulty, made an adjustment to a party’s interests and in some cases extreme adjustments to compensate a party for the loss in the other party’s superannuation.

The classic examples for high adjustments related to people in professions or employment where there were large superannuation interests such as airline pilots, politicians, and public servants.


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