How to put a child on the Family Law Watchlist (formerly the airport watch list)

With Australia’s international borders now open and less restrictions on international travel following the pandemic lockdowns, we are seeing the return of more clients seeking urgent applications for their children to be added to the Family Law Watchlist (“Watchlist”). In this blog, we explore the … Read more about How to put a child on the Family Law Watchlist (formerly the airport watch list)

How does the first home owner’s grant affect my property settlement?

Whilst it is important to consider how the Court determines property settlement, there are other practical considerations to turn your mind to when separating from your partner, to ensure all financial ties are severed and property settlement finalised. One of those ‘other considerations’ includes … Read more about How does the first home owner’s grant affect my property settlement?

Preparing for your Family Court hearing by telephone or video-conference

Throughout the pandemic, the Court has continuously adjusted and now, more and more Court hearings are being heard via video (including the use of Microsoft Teams) or by telephone. Commencing 28 February 2022, all hearings in Western Australia will be conducted by telephone or Microsoft Teams. It … Read more about Preparing for your Family Court hearing by telephone or video-conference

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