Serving the Divorce Application – Another curiosity

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We have previously written about some of the interesting issues that arise regarding the service of divorce applications. Having previously dealt with:- Substituted Applications for Service When the spouse cannot be located Service by email (whether it is allowed) We have another curiosity to reveal today. When do we need an Affidavit from the divorce Applicant regarding service? By way…

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Eligibility For Divorce – The Fundamentals

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Your Divorce has prepared this summary to assist in working out whether you can bring a divorce application. We hope this snapshot is a useful planning tool. The Basics in Plain English You need to be married in either Australia or overseas. If you were married overseas and if you have taken Australian Citizenship/have permanent residency/intend for Australia to be…

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Getting divorced – Why children matter

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It is a curiosity of the 1974 introduction of the Family Law Act that the legal process of obtaining a divorce contains provisions in relation to the children of the marriage. The Family Law Act is an extensive piece of Legislation dealing with many aspects of separation including property, arrangements for children, spousal support and the like. It also contains…

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What are the strict legal requirements when completing a Divorce Application regarding arrangements for children

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By way of background, there is a section within a Divorce Application enquiring about the arrangements for children so that a Court can establish there are proper arrangements in relation to their care and wellbeing. When you complete an Application with Your Divorce there is a section where we seek information from you in relation to the 4 following topics:-…

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Stories from the front line – your divorce problems solved

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Like most things in life sometimes actions you undertake proceed smoothly but at other times every possible problem that could occur arises. Applying for a divorce can sometimes appear this way. This week we look at real-life examples of matters that have arisen in our recent divorce applications. Getting your marriage certificate When filing a divorce application the production of…

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The Good Doctor vs Your Divorce

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Many of you will be familiar with the television series the Good Doctor. Whilst our television hero grapples with interacting in daily life when it comes down to the critical life and death analysis and decisions he needs to make as a surgeon, he has a laser like focus in order to save the day (and his patient). The team…

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