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Top 10 Matters to think about when separating

Submitted by Jamesnoble on Mon, 01/23/2023 - 00:37

1. Seek advice from your accountant or financial adviser on the financial consequences arising from a separation. Work out a budget for 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.

Married At First Sight: “Science” v Statistics in MAFS

Submitted by Jamesnoble on Fri, 01/20/2023 - 20:34

What the statistics tell us about the likely success of the “marriages” in the hugely popular Married at First Sight television program.
Married at First Sight purports to marry individuals “scientifically” matched by relationship experts, who meet for the first time at the altar.

Most of us know that the wedding ceremonies occurring in front of the cameras are not legally binding, but the program’s focus on the institution of marriage raises interesting questions about the legalities of marriage as an institution and the current rates of marriage and divorce in Australia.

What's The Lighthouse Project effect in Brisbane, Australia?

Submitted by Jamesnoble on Wed, 01/18/2023 - 21:25

About The Lighthouse Project effect in Brisbane
The Lighthouse Project came into effect in the Brisbane Registry of the Family and Federal Circuit Court of Australia in early 2021. It is a pilot program designed to assist the most vulnerable participants in parenting matters with concerns as to family violence, abuse or neglect, substance issues, and other safety issues.

James Noble Family Law – A Brisbane Law firm

Submitted by Jamesnoble on Tue, 01/17/2023 - 23:53

Welcome to Brisbane law firm with more experience than just about any other. Accredited Specialist James Noble has been practicing in the Family Law field for about 40 years. What he doesn’t know about family law in Brisbane and Australia is not worth knowing.

The James Noble Family Law name is changing to reflect the new direction the firm is taking in expanding its law services. Combined with the introduction of a well-experienced and respected lawyer to join James at the helm of the Family Law giant in Brisbane, things are on the up and up.


Submitted by Jamesnoble on Sun, 01/15/2023 - 20:59

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.

DIY Will Kit - Guide from Brisbane family lawyersIs a DIY Will Kit Worth It?
But is a will kit worthwhile? Is there really any benefit in preparing your own will?

Family Law Property Valuation Roulette - James Noble Law

Submitted by Jamesnoble on Fri, 01/13/2023 - 21:10

Property Valuation in Family Law Proceedings

Commonly when two parties separate or divorce, the family home (also referred to as the matrimonial home) is typically the most valuable asset. As with most separations, one party moves out of the matrimonial home following the breakdown of the relationship, leaving questions of how much the house is worth? and which party owns it?

How To Help Your Children Cope With Separation and Divorce?

Submitted by Jamesnoble on Thu, 01/12/2023 - 21:40

Do it for the kids.
Separation and divorce are tough on everybody involved, and it can be even harder on children. While adults are often struggling to understand what went wrong, the kids often have no idea why their beloved parents are separating and no longer want to live together.

Here we’ll look at a few tips to try and help your children through the process.


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