Do I need a lawyer for my divorce?

Do I need a lawyer for my divorce?

Getting a divorce can be a relatively straight forward legal matter and some people choose to apply to the courts for a divorce without first consulting a lawyer. However, where matters are a little more complicated, you might want to seek legal advice.   Consider...
Everyone Needs a Will

Everyone Needs a Will

Most Australians do not have a will prepared, but everyone needs a will!  Why do I need a will? To ensure that your assets are distributed to the person you choose. To assign guardianship to minors. To detail how your electronic data is to be dealt with – for example,...
Can I Change My Child’s Name?

Can I Change My Child’s Name?

Can I change my child’s name? To formally change a child’s name, you must apply to the NSW Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages. Both parents must consent to the change and if the child is aged 12 years and over, they must also agree to change their name.   What...
Can my child decide who they want to live with?

Can my child decide who they want to live with?

The Family Law Courts are concerned with making orders that are in the best interests of the child. The Courts recognise that children have opinions about what should happen after their parents separate, and the Courts will consider the wishes of the child. However,...