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Is A DIY Will Kit A Killer Choice?

Submitted by Jamesnoble on Tue, 06/28/2022 - 01:53

Are you thinking about doing getting a DIY Will Kit?
DIY will Kit: The letters “DIY” seem to apply to just about everything these days, and one area of ‘do it yourself that is growing in popularity is the DIY will kit.

It’s advisable that we all have some type of will (no matter what), and with the internet making everything so accessible in the modern world, DIY will kit seems to be all the rage.

Is a DIY Will Kit Worth It?
But is a will kit worthwhile? Is there really any benefit in preparing your own will?

RELOCATION. Mother and Child to Relocate Overseas

Submitted by Jamesnoble on Mon, 06/13/2022 - 22:44

Relocating overseas
Relocating overseas
Mother Relocating overseas
The Appeal Court of the Family considered an appeal from parenting orders made by a judge of the Family Court of Australia concerning a child who was born in 2011. The mother sought orders for the child to live with her in an overseas Country. The mother’s application was opposed by the father who sought orders for the child to live with him in Australia and spend time with the mother after she relocated.


Submitted by Jamesnoble on Fri, 05/27/2022 - 01:36

Central Practice Direction

The Federal Circuit Court of Australia and Family Court of Australia officially merged to form the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (‘FCFCOA’) on 1 September 2021. The FCFCOA subsequently published the Central Practice Direction to detail the new case management pathway. As a practitioner or litigant in family law matters understanding the major structural changes to the system is imperative.

When Domestic and Family Violence Turns Deadly

Submitted by Jamesnoble on Mon, 05/16/2022 - 02:01

Recently the Brisbane suburb of Logan mourned the death of Father and Nurse/Care Manager Stanley Obi aged 33 who died at the hands of his ex-partner and mother to his children, Sarah Mudge aged 31. Ms. Mudge is reported to have broken into Mr. Obi’s home, doused him and his girlfriend in petrol, and then set the house alight.

Fortunately, the 3 children managed to escape the burning house but sadly both Mr. Obi and Ms. Mudge died due to the significant burns sustained to their bodies.

Top 10 Matters to think about when separating

Submitted by Jamesnoble on Thu, 05/12/2022 - 21:48

1. Seek advice from your accountant or financial adviser on the financial consequences arising from a separation. Work out a budget of your essential living expenses, not only for yourself but your children. List all your expenses. Download a financial statement from the Family Court website which will give a good guide to the expenses which you should consider.
2. Do you have enough income to pay for your expenses and those of your children?
3. Some further financial support may be needed.


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